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Circa Nieuport 17

 

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Plans from Canadian Graham Lee who had re-drawn the original drawings down to the 7/8 scale. The Nieuport 17 is all aluminium construction, covered with a polysynthetic fabric and painted with aircraft finishes. Powered by an 1835cc VW engine that has been fitted with a starter motor, it cruises at a leisurely 65-70 mph.
A CIRCA Reproduction Nieuport 11/17 features 6061 tube, pop rivet construction. Average cost in 2008 was $6,000.00.

Engine: 1835cc VW 60HP
Span: 21'5"
Length: 16'5"
Empty Weight: 300 LBS
Useful Load: 300 LBS
Wing Area: 114 SQ. FT.
Seats: 1
Take Off Distance: 250 FT
Stall: 33 MPH
Landing Speed: very slow
Cruise: 80 MPH
Rate Of Climb: 650 FPM

Engine: VW1600.
Wing span: 22 ft.
Length: 16 ft.
Height: 6 ft 6 in.
Weight: 362 lb.
Max speed: 70 mph.
Endurance: 4 hr.

 


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