Friday, May 21, 2010

STOLP SA500 “STARLET”



STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,000. Empty wt. 630. Fuel capacity 20. Wingspan 25'. Length 17'. Engine 100-hp Continental.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 150. Cruise mph 130. Stall mph 55. Climb rate 1,500. Takeoff run (50) 500. Landing run (50') 900. Range 500.

The little sister of the Stolp family is the Starlet, a single-place parasol-winged monoplane. This ship was originally designed to handle a Volkswagen engine (1,500cc) but was subsequently modified to house small aircraft engines such as a 108-hp Lycoming.



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