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Midwest Microlights Tomcat Two-place

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This side-by-side two-seater version of the HM-81 Tomcat was announced at the finish of the 1981 and appeared early in 1982.

Engine: Cuyuna 430R, 30 hp at 5500 rpm.
Propeller diameter and pitch 54 x 36 inch, 1.37 x 0. 91 m.
V-belt reduction, ratio 2.0/1.
Max static thrust 250 lb, 113 kg.
Power per unit area 0.17 hp/sq.ft, 1.8hp/sq.m.
Fuel capacity 5.0 US gal, 4.2 Imp gal, 18.9 litre.
Length overall 12.0 ft, 3.66 m.
Height overall 10.0ft, 3.05m.
Wing span 30.0ft, 9.14m.
Chord at root 4.0ft, 1.22 m.
Chord at tip 3.0 ft, 0.91 m.
Main wing dihedral 0 deg.
Main wing sweep back 0 deg.
Canard span 8.0ft, 2.43m.
Canard chord 3.0ft, 0.91m.
Total wing area 175 sq.ft, 16.3sq.m.
Main wing area 125 sq.ft, 11.6 sq.m.
Canard area 25 sq.ft, 2.3 sq.m.
Total dihedral-wing area 25 sq.ft, 2.3 sq.m.
Main-wing aspect ratio 7.2/1.
Wheelbase 7.0ft, 2.13 m.
Nosewheel diameter overall 10 inch, 25 cm.
Main wheels diameter overall 10 inch, 25 cm.
Empty weight 245 lb, 111 kg.
Max take-off weight 605 lb, 274kg.
Payload 360 lb, 163 kg.
Max wing loading 3.46 lb/sq.ft, 16.8kg/sq.m.
Max power loading 20.2 lb/hp, 9.1 kg/hp.
Load factors +5.0, -3.0 design.
Max level speed 60 mph, 97 kph.
Cruising speed 45mph, 72kph.
Stalling speed 24mph, 38kph.
Max climb rate at sea level 350 ft/min, 1.8 m/s.
Best glide ratio with power off 7/1.
Take-off distance 180 ft, 55 m.

 

 


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