The Tecnam P2008: an LSA delivered with a big envelope
The T-hangars at Big South Fork Airpark (BSFA), an upscale 450-acre development adjacent to the spectacular Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in northeastern Tennessee, house a fleet as varied and practical as the airpark’s property owners.
Decathlon Xtreme Basic Price: $209,900 Powerplant: 10 hp Lycoming AEIO-390 Lenght: 22 ft. 11 in. Height: 7 ft. 7 in. Wing Span: 30 ft. 9 in. Wing Area (sq. ft.): 164 Wing Loading (lbs./sq. ft.): 11.9 Power Loading (acrobatic, lbs./hp): 8.6 Seats: 2, Tandem Empty Weight (lbs.): 1320 Normal Category Gross Weight (lbs.): 1950 Acrobatic more »
TBM 850 Elite Basic Price: $3,205,087 Price (typically equipped): $3.37 million Powerplant: PT6A-66D Propeller: Four-blade Hartzell HC-E4N-3 Wing Span: 41 ft. 7 in. Length: 34 ft. 11 in. Wingspan: 38 ft. 4 in. Length: 26 ft. Seating capacity: Six Max Gross Takeoff Weight (lbs.): 7394 Empty Weight (lbs.): 4589 Fuel Capacity (gals.): 291.6 Standard Useful more »
They may have roads and utilities, homes and happy families, but residential airparks are far from your typical American community—unlike, say, a Muncie, Ind., celebrated and studied by social scientists for its averageness.