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PGK PGK-1 Hirondelle

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The PGK-1 Hirondelle was designed by Jean Peters, Glenn Gibb and John Kopala. The prototype aircraft C-GWYL was six years in development and the designers main objectives were: to design a two-place aircraft that was safe and easy to fly; fast and maneuverable; comfortable and attractive; and easy and economical to build. The aircraft is well suited to first time builders. Engines of 100-125 hp.

Western Aircraft Supplies of Canada markets plans and some components to construct the PGK-1 Hirondelle two-seat monoplane.

Gross Wt. 1475 lb
Empty Wt. 933 lb
Fuel capacity approx. 28 USG
Wingspan 26’
Length 20’7”
Wing area: 117 sq.ft
Engine Lycoming O-235-CI8
Top speed 150 mph
Cruise 145 mph
Stall 61 mph
Climb rate 900 fpm
Takeoff run 750 ft
Ceiling 12,600 ft
Seats: 2

 

 


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