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Thursday, April 1, 2004

American Champion Super Decathlon 8KCAB N816LL



american champion
New price:
$113,900
Engine make/model:Lycoming AEIO-360-H1B
Horsepower@rpm@takeoff: 180@2700@SL
Horsepower for takeoff:180
TBO hrs.:
2000
Fuel type:100/100LL
Propeller type/diameter:
MT CS
Landing gear type:
Conv/Fixed
Max ramp weight (lbs.):1800
Gross weight (lbs.): 1800
Max landing weight (lbs.):1800
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1340
Useful load, std. (lbs.): 460
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
226
Usable fuel (gals.): 39
Oil capacity (qts.):8
Wingspan: 32 ft.
Overall length: 22 ft. 11 in.
Height: 7 ft. 9 in.
Wing area (sq. ft.):169
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
10.64
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
10
Wheel track:
6 ft. 4 in.
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Wheel base:
16 ft. 1 in.
Seating capacity: 2
Cabin doors:
1
Cabin width (in.): 30
Cabin height (in.): 47
Baggage capacity (lbs.):100
 
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
75% power: 127
65% power: 118*
55% power:
110*
  
Max range (w/ reserve) (nm):  
75% power:
410
65% power:
425*
55% power:
440
  
Fuel consumption (calculated @ .42 lbs/hp/hr) (gph):
 
75% power: 9.5**
65% power:8.2**
55% power:
7.0**
  
Estimated endurance (65%) (hrs): 4.0
Vs (kts.)4.0
Stall speed (flaps up) (knots):64
Stall speed (flaps down) (knots):55
Best rate of climb (SL fpm): 1280
Service ceiling (ft.): 15,800
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 495
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):905
Landing ground roll (ft.): 425
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
1051
  
*estimated
 
**calculated 
Sources: Aircraft Bluebook Price Digest, Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft





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