Wednesday, June 30, 2010
WELSH WR-3 “RABBIT”
|STANDARD DATA: Gross wt. 1,050. Empty wt. 640. Fuel capacity 12. Wingspan 28'. Length 17'8". Engine 100-hp Continental.
PERFORMANCE: Top mph 108. Cruise mph 98. Stall mph 48. Climb rate 500. Ceiling 10,500. Takeoff distance (50') 480. Landing roll 500. Range 290.
The Welsh Rabbit, designed by George Welsh, is a two-place trigeared homebuilt with a single high wing. Construction of the fuselage and tail group is welded steel tube covered by Dacron. The wings have externally strut-braced metal spars and metal ribs covered by Dacron and fitted with corrugated-skin aluminum ailerons.