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Oldershaw O-2

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The all wood O-2 was designed by Vernon Oldershaw to be a competitive Standard Class aircraft with dive brakes, a V-tail and retractable gear, and first flew in 1961. It was flown in the 1962 and 1963 Nationals and made a number of flights of more than 200 miles, one of them 474.1 km./ 294.6 miles. One was built.

Wing span: 15 m / 49.2 ft
Wing area: 10.03 sq.m / 108 sq.ft
Empty Weight: 236 kg / 520 lb
Payload: 118 kg / 260 lb
Gross Weight: 354 kg / 780 lb
L/DMax: 39 108 kph / 58 kt / 67 mph
MinSink: 0.64 m/s / 2.1 fps / 1.24 kt
Wing Load: 35.29 kg/sq.m / 7.2 lb/sq.ft
Aspect ratio: 22.4
Airfoil: 63 (3)-618, 63 (2)-615
Seats: 1

 

 


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