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Shirl Dickey E-Racer / King Racer

dick-e-race

 

A derivative of the Rutan Long EZ, the E-Racer has retractable undercarriage. Thre were various options including the Mk.1 (auto engine), Mk.2 (aero engine), and the King Racer (enlarged cockpit).
 

Shirl-ERacer-03

 

Five were flying by 1998.
 
SD-ERacer-02

 

Mk.1
Engine: Buick V8, 240 hp
HP range: 160-250
Height: 7.8 ft
Length: 17 ft
Wing span: 26.2 ft
Wing area: 94 sq.ft
Weight empty: 1000 lb
Gross: 1800 lb
Fuel cap: 46 USG
Speed max: 240 mph
Cruise: 220 mph
Range: 1000 sm
ROC: 2500 fpm
Take-off dist: 1200 ft
Landing dist: 1500 ft
Service ceiling: 25,000 ft
Seats: 2
Landing gear: retractable nose wheel

 

Engine: Lycoming/Buick, 240 hp
Wing span: 7.99 m
Wing area: 8.65 sq.m
MAUW: 816 kg
Empty weight: 454 kg
Fuel capacity: 174 lt
Max speed: 386 kph
Cruise speed: 354 kph
Climb rate: 12.5 m/s
Seats: 2
Plan price (1998): $250

 

 

 

 

 

 


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