Citabria Explorer

Model  7GCBC

Specifications

Red Explorer

 

Specifications:
Powerplant Lycoming O-320-B2B
Horse Power @ RPM 160 @ 2700 rpm
Recommended Engine TBO 2000 hours
Propeller Sensenich  74DM6S8-1
Propeller Diameter 73 in.
Length 22.1 ft.
Height 7.7 ft.
Wingspan 34.5 ft.
Wing Area 171.86 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 10.474 lb. / sq. ft.
Power Loading 11.25 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) 1250 lbs.
Maximum Gross Weight 1800 lbs.
Useful Load 550 lbs.
Payload with Full Fuel 340 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 36 gal. (35 gal. Usable)
Oil Capacity 8 quarts
Baggage Capacity 100 lbs. (10.4 cubic feet)
Performance:
Acrobatic Limit Loading +5, -2  g's
Takeoff Distance, Ground Roll 412 ft.
Takeoff Distance Over 50-ft Obstacle 756 ft.
Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind Component 17 kts.
Rate of Climb, Sea Level 1130 fpm
Maximum Level Speed, Sea Level 132 mph
Cruise Speed / Endurance with 45 Minute Reserve @ 75% Power 128 mph / 3.1 hours
Fuel Consumption @ Altitude 9 gph @ 8000 ft.
Service Ceiling 15500 ft.
Landing Distance over 50-ft. Obstacle 740 ft.
Landing Distance, Ground Roll 360 ft.
Limited and Recommended Airspeeds:
VX (Best Angle) 59 mph
VY (Best Rate) 78 mph
VA (Design Maneuvering) 120 mph
VF (Maximum Flap Speed) 90 mph
VNO (Maximum Structural Cruising) 120 mph
VNE (Never Exceed) 162 mph
VR (Rotation, 14 flaps) 50 mph
VS1 (Stall, Clean) 51 mph
VS0 (Stall, Full Flaps) 46 mph

 

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