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Tucker LGT-2 Pamela
 
 Tucker-LGT2-01
 
The LGT-2 Pamela was another original homebuilt aircraft designed and constructed by L.G. Tucker of Greeneville, Tennessee, USA.

Development and construction of the LGT-2 single-seat sporting monoplane started in 1972. It was conventional in configuration, constructed of wood and covered with Dacron. Power plant was a 125 hp Avco Lycoming O-290 flat-four engine, driving a Hegy two-blade wooden propeller. It had a 16 gal (60.5 l) fuel tank in fuselage, with a refueling point forward of canopy. Oil capacity was 2 gal (7.5 l).

Its non-retractable tail wheel type landing gear had cantilever spring steel main legs, McCreary 15x5 in (38.1x12.7 cm) main wheel tires (30 lb/sq.in, 2.11 kg/sq.cm), Rosenhan hydraulically actuated drum brakes, and streamline wheel fairings which were removable. A rearward sliding canopy enclosed the cockpit. The electrical system included a 12V battery and DC generator. Avionics comprised a Genave 200 radio and VOR; blind-flying instrumentation was fitted.

Registered N3988 the aircraft made the first flight in May 1981. Only one example was completed and this had a 125 hp Lycoming O-290 engine. The registration was cancelled in 1998.
 
Engine: 125 hp Lycoming O-290
Propeller diameter: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Span: 29 ft 0 in (8.08 m)
Wing aspect ratio: 9
Wing chord, at root: 4 ft 0 in (1.22 m)
Wing chord, at tip: 3 ft 0 in (0.91 m)
Length: 20 ft 0 in (6.10 m)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Tail plane span: 8 ft 0 in (2.44 m)
Wing area: 87 sq.ft (8.08 sq.m)
Wheel track: 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Empty weight: 935 lb (424 kg)
Loaded weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Max take off weight: 1,297 lb (588 kg)
Never-exceed speed: 200 mph (322 kmh)
Max level speed: 180 mph (290 kmh) at 2,000 ft (610 m)
Max cruise speed: 170 mph (274 kmh) at 10,000 ft (3,050 m)
Stall speed: 55 mph (89 kmh)
Climb: 1,600 ft (488 m)/min
Take off run: 400 ft (122 m)
Landing run: 1,000 ft (305 m)
Service ceiling: above 15,000 ft (4,570 m)
Range: 300 mls (483 km)
 
 
 
 


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