Taylorcraft Ranger / STOL 180 / Sports Special
US aircraft manufacturer Taylorcraft was marketing a Taylorcraft STOL 180 in 1990 as well as a Ranger and 118hp model. Features of the new 180 range include a three-bladed fully reversable Sensenich propeller as well as a Sports Special an aerobatic variant intended as a candidate for the USAF Air Training Command's aerobatic screening aircraft for potential fighter pilot candidates. The Sports Special is reportedly capable of 155 mpb in level flight and a 2300 fpm capability.
A three seat 180 hp Lycoming-powered aircraft. The 180GT is billed as a STOL performer with an initial climb rate of over 1600 fpm.
Engine: Lycoming, 180 hp
Engine: 118 hp