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Hindustan HUL-26 Pushpak
 
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HUL-26 Pushpak
 
Hindustan Aircraft started construction of the prototype Pushpak, based on the American Aeronca 11AC Chief, on 7 August 1958 and it flew on 28 September and was joined by a second prototype.
 
Entered production in 1959, nine production models were completed in the 1960-61 financial year and more than 25 had been sold to flying clubs in India by the beginning of 1962.
 
The prototype had wooden wings, but production Pushpaks are all metal. They were powered by a Continental C-90.
 

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Engine: Continental C90-8F, 90 hp
Wingspan: 36 ft 0 in / 10.97 m
Wing area: 175 sq.ft
Length: 21 ft 0 in / 6.50 m
Height: 9 ft 1 in
Empty weight: 870 lb / 395 kg
MTOW: 1350 lb / 613 kg
Max speed: 90 mph
Cruise speed: 61-74 kt / 70-85 mph / 112-136 kph
Max ROC SL: 500 fpm/152 m/min
Service ceiling: 14,000 ft / 4270 m
Range: 217 nm / 250 mi / 400 km
Seats: 2 side by side
Baggage capacity: 65 lb / 29.5 kg
No. built: approx. 150
 

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