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Monday, August 1, 2005

1978 Grumman-American Tiger AA5B



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Used price:
$55,000
Engine make/model:Lycoming O-360-A4K
Horsepower@altitude: 180@SL
Horsepower for takeoff:180
TBO hrs.:
2000
Fuel type:100/100LL
Propeller type/diameter:
McCauley FP
Landing gear type:
Tri./Fixed
Max ramp weight (lbs.):2400
Gross weight (lbs.): 2400
Landing weight (lbs.):2400
Empty weight, std. (lbs.): 1360
Useful load, std. (lbs.): 1040
Payload, full std. fuel (lbs.):
696
Useful fuel, std. (gals.): 51
Oil capacity (qts.):8
Wingspan: 31 ft. 6 in.
Overall length: 22 ft.
Height: 8 ft.
Wing area (sq. ft.):140.1
Wing loading (lbs./sq. ft.):
15.7
Power loading (lbs./hp.):
14.7
Wheel size (in.):
6.00 x 6
Seating capacity: 4
Cabin doors:
0
Cabin width (in.): 41
Cabin height (in.): 48
 
PERFORMANCE
Cruise speed (kts.):  
75% power: 139
65% power: 129
55% power:
120*
  
Range (nm):  
75% power:
530
65% power:
541
55% power:
600
  
Fuel consumption (gph):
 
75% power: 10.8
65% power:9.5
55% power:
8.0
  
Best rate of climb (SL fpm): 865
Best rate of climb, 8,000 ft. (fpm):
400*
Service ceiling (ft.): 13,800
Vso (kts.):
53
Takeoff ground roll (ft.): 865
Takeoff over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):1550
Landing ground roll (ft.): 415
Landing over 50-ft. obstacle (ft.):
1120
 
*estimated
Sources: Aircraft Bluebook Price Digest, aircraft flight manual and Jane's All The World's Aircraft





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