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Circa Nieuport 12

 

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The 87% scale replica of a Nieuport 12 was designed and prototyped in 1989, at Oshkosh ‘90, it took 3rd place in the light plane category.
The 12 is constructed of the same materials as the Nieuport 11 with the exception of the main wing spars which are formed sheet. The 12 is a 2 place with a Rotax 582 recommended. Construction is fabric covered tube structure, pull riveted gussets and AN bolts. Plans are oriented to the experienced builder with little instruction needed. Videos are available of Building procedures 4 hrs as well as a flight preview video (2 hours)

Engine: Rotec R2800 or Rotax 582, 65 hp
HP range: 65-85.
Reduction: 3.47:1
Propeller (flight): 84" diameter
Span Main Wing: 26.5 ft
Span Sub Wing: 21.2 ft
Chord Main Wing: 4.85 ft
Chord Sub Wing: 31.5
Wing Area: 189 sq. ft.
Span Stabilizer: 9 ft
Length cowl to tail: 21.5 ft
Height: 7.5 ft
Weight empty: 575 ;bs
Fuel Capacity: 12 Gal US.
Gross Weight: 1070 lbs
Stall Speed: 33 MPH
Cruise: 75 MPH
Top Speed: 94 MPH
Never Exceed (Vne): 112 MPH
Take off run: 300 ft
Landing Roll: 300 ft
ROC: 550 fpm.
Range: 180 sm.
G Factor (@ 550 lbs): +5.7/ - 2.8
Tubes: 6061-T6
Gussets / fittings: 2024 - T3
Build time: 1400 hrs
Seats: 2.
Landing gear: tail wheel.

 


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