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Kramme & Zeuthen KZ.VIII
SAI / Skandinavisk Aero KZ.VIII



The SAI KZ VIII was an aerobatic sport aircraft first built by Skandinavisk Aero Industri in Denmark in 1949. It was a low-wing cantilever monoplane of conventional configuration with fixed tailwheel undercarriage and a single seat. The KZ VIII was custom-built by SAI for the Danish aerobatic display team Sylvest Jensen Luftcirkus, in which Peter Steen piloted the aircraft in some 50 performances in summer 1950. At the same time, a full set of parts for a second aircraft was produced, but this was not assembled until 1959.




A third machine has been built as a replica.






 Engine: 1 × de Havilland Gipsy Major, 108 kW (145 hp)
Wingspan: 7.20 m (23 ft 8 in)
Wing area: 8.6 sq.m (96 sq.ft)
Empty weight: 407 kg (895 lb)
Gross weight: 650 kg (1,430 lb)
Maximum speed: 300 km/h (190 mph)
Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,400 ft)
Crew: One, pilot








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