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Quicksilver GT 400 / X-2 / Esprit

 

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The GT400S was originally known as the X-2 and later Esprit.

The GT 400 was the first certified ultralight type one seat aircraft in the USA. The kit is true assembly style.

Features include;
Spring loaded steerable nose wheel
Four position flaps
58 mph cruise
Airspeed indicator
Quick set-up and breakdown
Adjustable pilot seat
Delivered in easy-to-assemble-kit
Optional 50 hp 503 Rotax engine.

The GT 400 Special Edition has a GT 400 R447B kit, small nose fairing and windshield, and removable 5 USgallon fuel tank

Standard configuration-strut braced wing
Engine: Rotax 447 w/Gear drive, 40 hp
TBO: 250 hrs
Propeller: 60" x 32"
Fuel Capacity: 5 gal
Length: 237 in
Height: 78 in
Wingspan: 30 ft
Wing area: 146 sq ft
Wing loading: 3.9 lb/sq ft
Power loading: 14.25 lb/hp
Seats: 1
Max takeoff weight: 570 lbs
Empty weight: 276 lb
Useful load: 294 lb
Payload w/full fuel: 264 lb
Takeoff distance, ground roll: 75 ft
Takeoff distance, 50 ft obstacle: 215 ft
Rate of climb: 1000 fpm
Max level speed, sea level: 61 mph
Landing distance, 50 ft obstacle: 350 ft
Landing distance, ground roll: 100 ft
Glide Ratio: 7:1
Minimum sink rate: 450 fpm
Cruise 55% power (rpm/mph): 5300/51
Cruise 65% power (rpm/mph): 5600/55
Cruise 75% power (rpm/mph): 5900/58
Cruise 100% power (rpm/mph): 6500/61
Fuel flow 55% power (gpm/mi): 3.0/85
Fuel flow 65% power (gpm/mi): 3.5/78
Fuel flow 75% power (gpm/mi): 4.0/72
Fuel flow 100% power (gpm/mi): 4.5/67
Vx (Best angle of climb): 32 mph
Vy (Best rate of climb): 41 mph
Va (Design maneuvering): 61 mph
Vne (Never exceed): 74 mph
Vs1 (Stall, power off): 29 mph
Vs0 (Stall, flaps down, power off): 27 mph
Landing approach speed: 40 mph
Cockpit width: 29 in

Optional configuration-strut braced wing
Engine: Rotax 503 w/Gear drive, 50 hp
TBO: 250 hrs
Propeller: 68" x 32"
Fuel Capacity: 5 gal
Length: 238 in
Height: 78 in
Wingspan: 30 ft
Wing area: 146 sq ft
Wing loading: 3.9 lb/sq ft
Power loading: 11.4 lb/hp
Seats: 1
Max takeoff weight: 570 lb
Empty weight: 306 lb
Useful load: 264 lb
Payload w/full fuel: 234 lb
Takeoff distance, ground roll: 65 ft
Takeoff distance, 50 ft obstacle: 169 ft
Rate of climb: 1450 fpm
Max level speed, sea level: 78 mph
Landing distance, 50 ft obstacle: 350 ft
Landing distance, ground roll: 100 ft
Glide Ratio: 7.5:1
Minimum sink rate: 450 fpm
Cruise 55% power (rpm/mph): 5300/64
Cruise 65% power (rpm/mph): 5600/68
Cruise 75% power (rpm/mph): 5900/72
Cruise 100% power (rpm/mph): 6500/78
Fuel flow 55% power (gph/mi): 3.67/87
Fuel flow 65% power (gph/mi): 4.33/79
Fuel flow 75% power (gph/mi): 5.00/72
Fuel flow 100% power (gph/mi): 6.67/58
Vx (Best angle of climb): 32 mph
Vy (Best rate of climb): 41 mph
Va (Design maneuvering): 61 mph
Vne (Never exceed): 74 mph
Vs1 (Stall, power off): 29 mph
Vs0 (Stall, flaps down, power off): 27 mph
Landing approach speed: 40 mph
Cockpit width: 29 in

Quicksilver Mfg GT-400

Engine: Rotax 447, 40 hp
HP range: 40-50
Height: 6.75 ft
Length: 19.75 ft
Wing span: 30 ft
Wing area: 146 sq.ft
Weight empty: 276 lb
Gross: 570 lb
Fuel cap: 5 USG
Speed max: 61 mph
Cruise: 58 mph
Range: 78 sm
Stall: 27 mph
ROC: 1000 fpm
Take-off dist: 80 ft
Landing dist: 100 ft
Service ceiling: 12,000 ft
Seats: 1
Landing gear: nose wheel
Cockpit width: 29 in

GT400S

Engine: Rotax 503, 46 hp
Wing span: 9.14m
Length: 6.2m
Empty wt: 126 kg
MAUW: 236 kg
Range: 80 km

 

 


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