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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

8GCBC Scout



Engine make/model: 180 hp Lycoming O-360-C1G
Propeller type: 76-in., two-blade Hartzell (standard); 72-in., three-blade Hartzell (as reviewed)
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1400
Gross weight (lbs.):
2150
Useful load (lbs.): 750
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
540
Fuel capacity (lbs.): 36 (standard); 72 (optional)
Wingspan: 36.2 ft.
Overall length: 23 ft.
Overall height: 9.7 ft.
Wing area (sq. ft.): 180
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.): 11.9
Power loading (lbs./hp): 11.9
Seating capacity: 2 (tandem)
   
PERFORMANCE
Vx (mph): 61
Vy (mph): 76
Vne (mph): 162
Vs (mph): 54
Vso (mph): 49
Max level speed, SL (mph): 140
Best rate of climb, SL (fpm): 1075
Service ceiling (ft.): 17,000
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 490
Takeoff over 50 ft. obstacle (ft.): 1025
Landing ground roll (ft.): 420
Source: American Champion Aircraft





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