AERO COMMANDER 200

STANDARD DATA: Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,000. Empty wt. 1,940. Fuel capacity 80. Engine 285-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 235. Cruise mph 215. Stall mph 54. Range 1,060. Ceiling 18,500. Initial climb rate 1,450. Takeoff run (50′) 1,200. Landing distance (50′) 1,150. STANDARD DATA: Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,000. Empty wt. 1,870. Fuel capacity 80. more »

AEROCAR

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 2,050. Empty wt. 1,400. Fuel capacity 24. Engine 135-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 110. Cruise mph 100. Range 300. Ceiling 12,000. Initial climb rate 500. Takeoff run 655. Landing roll 300. This convertible airplane/automobile was not the only attempt in the late 1940s to create a roadable aircraft, but more »

AERONCA 11AC/11CC

STANDARD DATA: (Chief) Seats: 2. Gross weight (lbs.): 1155. Empty weight (lbs.): 675. Fuel capacity (gals.): 12. Engine: 65 hp Lycoming.PERFORMANCE: Top speed (mph): 105. Cruise speed (mph): 95. Stall speed (mph): 37. Initial climb rate (fpm): 600. Service ceiling (ft.): 14,000. Range (nm): 240. STANDARD DATA: (Super Chief) Seats: 2. Gross weight (lbs.): 1350. more »

AERONCA 65TC & L-3

STANDARD DATA: Seats: 2. Gross weight (lbs.): 1260. Empty weight (lbs.): 793. Fuel capacity (gals.): 12. Engine: 65 hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top speed (mph): 95. Cruise speed (mph): 87. Landing speed (mph): 42. Range (nm): 225. Initial climb rate (ft.): 450. Service ceiling (ft.): 10,000. STANDARD DATA (Model K): Seats: 2. Gross weight (lbs.): 1040. more »

AERONCA 7AC CHAMPION

STANDARD DATA (original 7AC): Seats: 2. Gross weight (lbs.): 1220. Empty weight (lbs.): 740. Fuel capacity (gals.): 13. Engine: 65 hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top speed (mph): 95. Cruise speed (mph): 85. Stall speed (mph): 38. Initial climb rate (fpm): 370. Range (nm): 270. Service ceiling (ft.): 12,500. Takeoff distance, 50 ft. (ft.): 632. Landing distance, more »

AERONCA C-2

STANDARD DATA: Seats 1. Gross wt. 700. Empty wt. 426. Engine 26-hp Aeronca two-cylinder. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 75. Cruise mph 60. Range 200. Initial climb rate 450. Cincinnati’s Aeronautical Corp. of America debuted the Aeronca C-2 at the Los Angeles Air Races of 1929. It was the first truly light plane to be manufactured in more »

AERONCA C-3

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,005. Empty wt. 569. Engine 40-hp Aeronca two-cylinder. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 95. Cruise mph 87. Range 200. Ceiling 12,000. Initial climb rate 450. The Aeronca C-3 was an offshoot of the C-2 Deluxe. Introduced in 1934, it was similar to the C-2 in structure but was expanded to accommodate more »

AERONCA L

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,680. Empty wt. 1,036. Engine 70-hp Le Blond radial. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 115. Cruise mph 100. Initial climb rate 500. The Aeronca L cabin monoplane was the Aeronautical Corporation of America’s first attempt at constructing a low-wing side-by-side cabin airplane. It was produced in four versions: the LA with more »

AMERICAN EAGLE

STANDARD DATA: Seats 3. Gross wt. 2,057. Empty wt. 1,227. Engine 90-hp Curtiss eight-cylinder, water-cooled. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 101. Cruise mph 85. Landing mph 30. Initial Climb Rate 575. Range 425. Ceiling 12,000. The American Eagle Aircraft Corporation was established in 1925. Its president was E.E. Porterfield, who later founded the Porterfield Aircraft Corp. The more »

ANDERSON GREENWOOD

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,400. Empty wt. 850. Fuel capacity 23. Engine 90-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 120. Cruise mph 110. Ceiling 19,000. Initial climb rate 750. Landing speed 49. The Anderson Greenwood enjoyed an extremely short production life. First produced in 1950, only four aircraft were completed before production was terminated. Today, more »

ARROW SPORT F

  STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,675. Empty wt. 1,172. Fuel capacity 20. Engine 82-hp Ford V-8. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 100. Cruise mph 95. Stall mph 38. Initial climb rate 700. Ceiling 12,000. Range 300. The Arrow Sport F came about when the Bureau of Air Commerce awarded the Arrow Aircraft and Motor Corp. more »

AUSTER

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 2,200. Emptywt. 1,480. Fuel capacity 19. Engine 145-hp de Havilland Gipsy Major. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 122. Cruise mph 107. Stall mph 34. Initial climb rate 660. Range 315. Ceiling 12,000. Takeoff run 375. Landing roll 270. The Auster was a continuation of the British Taylorcraft Model D, which was more »

AVIAT AIRCRAFT “HUSKY”/”PITTS”

Husky A-1B Pitts S-2C STANDARD DATA: Seats: 2; Gross weight: 2,000 lbs.; Empty weight: 1,155 lbs.; Fuel capacity: 29 gals.; Engine: 180 hp Lycoming 0-360- A1P. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 126 kts.; Cruise speed: 121 kts.; Stall: 37 kts.; Initial climb rate: 1,500 fpm; Range: 686 nm; Ceiling: 20,000 ft.; Takeoff distance: 200 ft.; Landing distance: more »

BEECHCRAFT MODEL 35 “BONANZA”

STANDARD DATA: (V-35B) Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,400. Empty wt. 2,106. Fuel capacity 74. Engine 285-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 209. Cruise mph 198. Stall mph 59. Initial climb rate 1,167. Ceiling 17,858. Range 824. Takeoff distance (50) 1,769. Landing distance (50′) 1,324. STANDARD DATA: (C-D35) Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,725. Empty wt. 1,675. Fuel more »

BEECHCRAFT SPORT 150

STANDARD DATA (Sport): Seats 2-4. Gross wt. 2,150. Empty wt. 1,423. Fuel capacity 57. Engine 150-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 127. Cruise mph 123. Stall mph 57. Initial climb rate 680. Ceiling 11,650. Range 622. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,635. Landing distance (50′) 1,693. STANDARD DATA: (Sport III) Seats 2-4. Gross wt. 2,350. Empty wt. 1,365. more »

BEECHCRAFT T-34 MENTOR

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 2,950. Empty wt. 2,156. Fuel capacity 50. Engine 225-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 189. Cruise mph 173. Stall mph 53. Initial climb rate 1,120. Range 975. Ceiling 20,000. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,200. Landing distance (50′) 960. An outstanding buy in a military surplus aircraft, when you can find one, more »

BRYAN (SCHREDER) HP-18

Intended to be an improved competition sailplane stressed to 12 Gs, the HP-18 is basically a larger versionof the RS-15. Its longer fuselage has been revamped to reduce drag. Refinements to the aircraft includeimproved gap seals, redesigned wingtips, a removable tailwheel and overall better aerodynamics. {loadposition amazon}

CALLAIR

STANDARD DATA: (A-1) Seats 2-3. Gross wt. 1,550. Empty wt. 1,000. Fuel capacity 25. Engine 100-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 115. Cruise mph 105. Stall mph 40. Initial climb rate 500. Ceiling 13,000. Range 260. STANDARD DATA: (A-2, A-3). Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,550. Empty wt. 975. Fuel capacity 30. Engine 125- hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: more »

CESSNA 120/140

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,450. Empty wt. 770. Fuel capacity 21. Engine 80- to 90-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 119. Cruise mph 103. Stall mph 53. Initial climb rate 680. Range 439. Ceiling 15,600. Takeoff run 650. Landing roll 460. Cessna’s 140 was a somewhat more deluxe version of the 120 model when more »

CESSNA 170

STANDARD DATA: Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,200. Empty wt. 1,205. Fuel capacity 42. Engine 145-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 140. Cruise mph 120. Stall mph 52. Initial climb rate 690. Range 540. Ceiling 15,500. Takeoff distance (50) 1,820. Landing distance (50) 1,145. The conventional-gear Cessna 170 was the forerunner of the 172/Skyhawk series in production more »

CESSNA 172 SKYHAWK

STANDARD DATA: (1986) Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,400. Empty wt. 1,414. Fuel capacity 43-68. Engine 160- hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 142. Cruise mph 138. Stall mph 53. Initial climb rate 700. Ceiling 13,000. Range 506-869. Takeoff distance (50) 1,825. Landing distance (50′) 1,280. STANDARD DATA: (1976) Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,300. Empty wt. 1,387. more »

Cessna 182 Skylane NXi: We Fly It First

I won’t make any bones about it. We were getting our butts kicked as we climbed out on what seemed as though it should be an ideal early spring afternoon. The conditions were CAVU, dry air and severe clear blue skies cradling the green and rolling Hill Country of Central Texas as we headed slightly more »

CESSNA 190/195

STANDARD DATA: (190) Seats 5. Gross wt. 3,350.Empty wt. 2,015. Fuel capacity 80. Engine 240-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 170. Cruise mph 160. Stall mph 63. Initial climb rate 1,050. Ceiling 16,000. Range 750. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,670. Landing distance (50′) 1,495. STANDARD DATA: (195) Seats 5. Gross wt. 3,350. Empty wt. 2,030. Fuel capacity more »

CESSNA CUTLASS RG

STANDARD DATA: Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,650. Empty wt. 1,555. Fuel capacity 66. Engine 180-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 167. Cruise mph 161. Stall mph 58. Initial climb rate 800. Ceiling 16,800. Range 828. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,775. Landing distance (50′) 1,340. A retractable version of Cessna’s ever-popular Skyhawk was introduced in late 1979. Designated more »

CESSNA HAWK XP

STANDARD DATA: Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,550. Empty wt. 1,538. Fuel capacity 52-68. Engine 195-hp Teledyne Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 153. Cruise mph 149. Stall mph 54. Initial climb rate 870. Ceiling 17,000. Range 506-73 1. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,360. Landing distance (50′) 1,345. The Hawk XP is a single-engine airplane introduced by Cessna in more »