CESSNA SKYHAWK SP

STANDARD DATA: (Model 172S) Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,550. Empty wt. 1,626. Fuel capacity 56 gallons. Engine 180-hp Textron Lycoming IO-360-L2A. PERFORMANCE: Max Cruise 126 kts. Cruise 124 kts. Stall 48-53 kts. Rate of climb, sea level 730 fpm. Service ceiling 14,000. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,630. Landing distance (50′) 1,335. This popular version of Skyhawk more »

CIRRUS SR20/SR22/SRV

Cirrus SR20 STANDARD DATA: (SR20/SRV) Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,000 lbs. Empty wt. 2,070/2,050 lbs. Usable fuel capacity 56 gallons. Engine 200-hp Continental IO 360-ES. PERFORMANCE: Cruise 150 kts. Stall 54 kts. Initial climb rate 900 fpm. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,958′. Landing distance (50′) 2,040′. Cirrus SR22 STANDARD DATA: (SR22) Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,400 more »

COMMANDER AIRCRAFT 114/115

  STANDARD DATA: (114) Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,260. Empty wt. 2,102. Fuel capacity 68. Engine 260-hp Lycoming IO-540-T4B5. PERFORMANCE: Cruise 160 kts. Stall mph 54 kts. Initial climb rate 1,160. Range 705. Ceiling 16,800′. Takeoff distance 1,145′. Landing distance 720′. The first examples of this airframe came from aerospace giant Rockwell Aircraft. Their model more »

CONSOLIDATED VULTEE (CONVAIR) L-13

STANDARD DATA: (L-13) Seats 3. Gross wt. 2,900. Empty wt. 2,070. Fuel capacity 60-112. Engine 245- hp Franklin. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 115. Cruise mph 92. Stall mph 43. Initial climb rate 1,050. Ceiling 15,000. Range 368-750. Takeoff distance (50′) 561. Landing distance (50′) 483. STANDARD DATA: (Centaur) Seats 6. Gross wt. 3,550. Empty wt. 2,300. more »

CULVER CADET

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,305. Empty wt. 730. Fuel capacity 20. Engine 80-hp Franklin or 75-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 140. Cruise mph 120. Stall mph 45. Initial climb rate 800. Range 600. Ceiling 17,500. The Culver Aircraft Co. was formed to take over Dart Manufacturing Corporation’s production of the Dart Model G more »

CULVER DART MODEL G

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,550. Empty wt. 910. Engine 90-hp Lambert. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 132. Cruise mph 112. Initial climb rate 850. Range 580. Ceiling 14,800. The Dart Model G two-seat light cabin monoplane, designed by Al Mooney, was originally produced as the Lambert Monosport by Lambert Aircraft Corp., which later became the more »

CULVER MODEL V

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,600. Empty 1928 –30 wt. 1,030. Fuel capacity 32. Engine 90-hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 135. Cruise mph 130. Stall mph 55. Initial climb rate 750. Range 700. Ceiling 13,100. Takeoff run 800. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,600. The Model V was introduced in 1946 by the Culver Aircraft Corp., more »

CULVER NR-D

STANDARD DATA: Seats 1. Gross wt. 1,830. Engine 150-hp Franklin. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 175. Cruise mph 160. Initial climb rate 800. Range 512. The Culver NR-D was initially a radio-controlled target airplane intended to simulate enemy attacks. Its design was derived from that of the Culver Cadet. A unique feature in comparison to other target more »

DAVIS D1-W

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,460. Empty wt. 925. Engine 125 hp Warner Scarab. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 142. Cruise mph 122. Initial climb rate 1,360. Ceiling 14,800. Davis Aircraft Corp. produced three models of the D4 series two-seat light monoplanes in the early 1930s. Neither of the first two models, the D-1-85 with an more »

DE HAVILLAND DH-4

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 3,740. Empty wt. 2,440. Engine 420 hp Liberty. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 124. Cruise mph 115. Stall mph 55. Initial climb rate 1,000. Range 350. The DH-4 was the first combat plane to go into production in the United States. Over 3,400 of the type were built before production ceased more »

DIAMOND AIRCRAFT DA-40 DIAMOND STAR

STANDARD DATA: (DA-40) Seats 4. Gross wt. 2,535 lbs. Empty wt. 1,641 lbs. Fuel capacity 41 gallons. Engine 180-hp Lycoming IO-360-M1A. PERFORMANCE: Cruise 145 kts. Stall 49 kts. Initial climb rate 1,070 fpm. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,150′. Landing distance (50′) 1,190′. Building on the success of the Katana C1, Diamond began development of the four more »

DRIGGS DART I, II

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 820. Empty wt. 450. Engine 35-hp Anzani. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 85. Cruise mph 80. Landing mph 30. Initial climb rate 550. Range 250. Ceiling (absolute) 18,000. The Driggs Dart was a light two-seat biplane first built in 1928. Original power was supplied by a French built Anzani three-cylinder radial more »

EAGLE 150

STANDARD DATA: Seats: 2; Gross weight: 1439 lbs.; Empty weight: 953 lbs.; Fuel capacity: 26 gallons; Engine: 125 hp TCM IO 240. PERFORMANCE: Max cruise: 130 kts.; Cruise speed: 120 kts. at 2,000 ft.; Range: 500 nm. The Eagle 150 originated in Perth, Australia. The two-seat forward canard all-composite design was ideal for flight training. more »

ERCOUPE, AIRCOUPE

  STANDARD DATA (Aircoupe): Seats: 2; Gross weight: 1,450 lbs.; Empty weight: 930 lbs.; Fuel capacity: 25 gals.: Engine: 90 hp Continental. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 129 mph; Cruise speed: 114 mph; Stall speed: 48 mph; Initial climb rate: 640 fpm; Range: 615 nm; Service ceiling: 17,300 ft.; Takeoff run: 540 ft.; Landing roll: 350 ft. more »

FAIRCHILD 71 MONOPLANE

STANDARD DATA: Seats: 6; Gross weight: 5,500 lbs.; Empty weight: 3,135 lbs.; Fuel capacity: 160 gal.; Engine: 410 hp Pratt & Whitney Wasp radial. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 138 mph; Cruise speed: 102 mph; Landing speed: 55 mph; Initial climb rate: 900 fpm; Range: 850 nm; Service ceiling: 17,000 ft. The Fairchild 71 was designed as more »

FAIRCHILD F-22

STANDARD DATA: Seats: 2; Gross weight: 1,750 lbs.; Empty weight: 1,102 lbs.; Engine: 145 hp Warner Scarab. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 133 mph; Cruise speed: 115 mph; Initial climb rate: 900 fpm; Service ceiling: 20,000 ft.; Range: 350 nm. The Kreider-Reisner Division of Fairchild produced this tandem two-seat parasol monoplane in 1931. It has the distinction more »

FAIRCHILD F-24

STANDARD DATA: Seats: 2; Gross weight: 1,750 lbs.; Empty weight: 1,102 lbs.; Engine: 145 hp Warner Scarab. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 133 mph; Cruise speed: 115 mph; Initial climb rate: 900 fpm; Service ceiling: 20,000 ft.; Range 350 nm. Fairchild’s 24R four-seat cabin monoplane first appeared in 1939 and was produced for the civilian aircraft market more »

FAIRCHILD F-45

STANDARD DATA: Seats: 5; Gross weight: 4,000 lbs.; Empty weight: 2,474 lbs.; Fuel capacity: 90 gals.; Engine: 370 hp Wright Whirlwind. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 170 mph; Cruise speed: 164 mph; Stall speed: 49 mph; Initial climb rate: 1,140 fpm; Range: 840 nm; Service ceiling: 19,000 ft. First introduced in 1936, the F-45 was a five-seat more »

FAIRCHILD HILLER TURBO-PORTER (PILATUS PORTER)

STANDARD DATA: (PC-6/132) Seats 10. Gross wt.4,850. Empty wt. 2,601. Fuel capacity 170. Engine 550-shp Pratt & Whitney turboprop. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 174. Cruise mph 161. Stall mph 52. Initial climb rate 1,580. Range 634. Ceiling 30,025. Takeoff distance (50′) 620. Landing distance (50′) 560. STANDARD DATA: (PC-6/C) Seats 10. Gross wt. 4,850. Empty wt. more »

FAIRCHILD PT-19/-23/-26

STANDARD DATA (PT-26): Seats: 2; Gross weight: 2,741 lbs.; Empty weight: 2,022 lbs.; Fuel capacity: 45 gals.; Engine: 200 hp Ranger. PERFORMANCE: Top speed: 126 mph; Cruise speed: 114 mph; Stall speed: 53 mph; Initial climb rate: 675 fpm; Range: 450 nm; Service ceiling: 17,300 ft. The Fairchild PT-19 was designed as a tandem two-seat more »

FLEET MODEL 1 AND 2

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,530. Empty wt. 976. Fuel capacity 24. Engine 110-hp Warner Scarab seven-cylinder radial. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 111. Cruise mph 90. Stall mph 46. Initial climb rate 930. Range 350. Ceiling 16,000. The Fleet Aircraft Division of the Consolidated Aircraft Corp. was formed in Buffalo, New York, in 1929 specifically more »

FOKKER D VII

STANDARD DATA: Seats 4. Gross wt. 3,750. Empty wt. 2,450. Fuel capacity 70. Engine 285-hp Jacobs. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 150. Cruise mph 135. Initial climb rate 900. Range 540. Ceiling 14,500. Takeoff run 29 seconds. Only a few of the original single-seat German World War I fighters exist today. The Fokker D VII was chosen more »

FUNK MODEL B

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,350. Empty wt. 890. Fuel capacity 20. Engine 75-hp, Lycoming or 85-hp, Continental. PERFORMANCE: (85-hp). Top mph 115. Cruise mph 100. Stall mph 37. Initial climb rate 800. Range 350. Ceiling 15,000. Takeoff run 348. Originally produced by Akron Aircraft Co., the Model B was kept in production by more »

GREAT LAKES SPORT TRAINER

STANDARD DATA: (1932) Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,580. Empty wt. 910. Engine 90-hp Cirrus. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 116. Cruise mph 100. Stall mph 40. Initial climb rate 1,035. Range 400. Ceiling 21,000. STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,800. Empty wt. 1,230. Fuel capacity 26. Engine 180-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 132. Cruise mph 118. more »

GRUMMAN AMERICAN TR-2

STANDARD DATA: Seats 2. Gross wt. 1,560. Empty wt. 1,039. Fuel capacity 24. Engine 108-hp Lycoming. PERFORMANCE: Top mph 144. Cruise mph 133. Stall mph 60. Initial climb rate 660. Range 463. Ceiling 11,550. Takeoff distance (50′) 1,590. Landing distance (50′) 1,100. Basically similar to the Trainer in terms of airframe and engine, the Tr-2 more »