Brueggemann El Bandido


El Bandido was designed by Clarence Brueggemann, of Norfolk, Neb. First flight was made during May 1970. Its cantilevered low wing uses the Clark Y airfoil. Its modified 45-hp VW engine drives a two-bladed Thoyer metal prop.

Engine VW 1600cc, 45 hp.
Gross weight 630 lbs
Empty weight 380 lbs.
Fuel ca-pacity 8 USgal.
Wingspan 18 ft.
Length 13ft
Vmax 120 mph.
Cruise speed 110 mph.
Climb rate 700 fpm.
Takeoff run 200ft
anding roll 300ft
Ceiling 11,000 ft