Friday, May 21, 2010
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 952. Empty wt. 628. Fuel capacity 16. Wingspan 22'. Length 19'.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 146. Cruise mph 127. Stall mph 47. Climb rate 900 fpm. Takeoff run 855. Landing roll 900. Range 500.
The Tourbillion (Whirlwind) is a single-seat, amateur- built, and lightweight low-wing plane that comes from France. It is available in several models that differ only in their engine size. Most common is the 65-hp Continental. Airframe construction includes wood and fabric wings and a plywood-covered fuselage structure.