Super Decathlon

Model  8KCAB

Specifications

 

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Specifications:
Powerplant Lycoming AEIO-360-H1B
Horse Power @ RPM 180 @ 2700 rpm
Recommended Engine TBO (Acrobatics) 1400 hours
Propeller, Standard Constant Speed Hartzell HC-C2YR-4CF/FC7666A-2
Propeller Diameter 74 in.
Length 22.9 ft.
Height 7.7 ft.
Wingspan 32 ft.
Wing Area 169.1 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 10.64 lb. / sq. ft.
Power Loading (Acrobatic) 10 lb. / HP
Seats 2, Tandem
Cabin Length 8 ft. 10 in.
Cabin Width 2 ft. 6 in.
Cabin Height 3 ft. 11 in.
Empty Weight (typical) 1340 lbs.
Maximum Gross Weight (Acrobatic Category) 1800 lbs.
Maximum Gross Weight (Normal Category) 1950 lbs.
Useful Load (Normal Category) 610 lbs.
Payload with Full Fuel (Normal Category) 376 lbs.
Fuel Capacity, Standard 40 gal. (39 gal. Usable)
Oil Capacity 10 quarts
Baggage Capacity 100 lbs. (10.4 cubic feet)
Performance:
Acrobatic Limit Loading +6, -5  g's
Maximum Inverted Time 2 min.
Takeoff Distance, Ground Roll 495 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50-ft Obstacle 904 ft.
Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind Component 17 kts.
Rate of Climb, Sea Level 1280 fpm
Maximum Level Speed, Sea Level 155 mph
Cruise Speed / Endurance with 45 Minute Reserve @ 75% Power 147 mph / 3.4 hours
   Fuel Consumption @ Altitude 9.5 gph @ 5000 ft.
Cruise Speed / Endurance with 45 Minute Reserve @ 55% Power 128 mph / 4.4 hours
   Fuel Consumption @ Altitude 7.6 gph @ 5000 ft.
Service Ceiling 15800 ft.
Landing Distance over 50-ft. Obstacle 1051 ft.
Landing Distance, Ground Roll 425 ft.
Limited and Recommended Airspeeds:
VX (Best Angle) 58 mph
VY (Best Rate) 80 mph
VA (Design Maneuvering) 132 mph
VNO (Maximum Structural Cruising) 160 mph
VNE (Never Exceed) 200 mph
VR (Rotation) 56 mph
VS1 (Stall, Clean) 53 mph

 

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