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Rihn One Design 107

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Designed by Dan Rihn as a plans built aircraft for single class competition aerobatics.

Created by Dan Rihn as an economical answer for pilots wishing to fly Basic through Advanced aerobatics, the One Design features quick, easy construction and excellent performance. Wings for the One Design are all wood, the fuselage is steel truss, covered with aluminum sheet from the firewall to the rear of the cockpit. The turtle deck is also aluminum and the lower half of the aft fuselage is fabric covered. The tail is fabric covered. A one piece aluminum spring gear is used for the main wheels and a steerable tailwheel is used.

Power for the One Design is obtained from a 0-360 and modified with an inverted oil system, high compression cylinders and fuel injection. Stressed for +/- 10 Gs, the One Design has a max. level speed of 184 mph, and cruises with a 75% power setting at 160 mph.

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Company offers a complete set of plans for the single seat aerobatic aircraft.

 

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Engine: Lycoming AEIO-360, 180 hp
HP range: 150-200
Height: 5 ft
Length: 17 ft
Wing span: 19.3 ft
Fuel cap: 20 USG
Empty wt: 740 lb
MTOW: 1140 lb
Top speed: 195 mph
Cruise: 160 mph
Stall: 63 mph
Range: 350 sm
ROC: 2000 fpm
Seats: 1
Undercarriage: tailwheel

 

Engine: Lycoming AEIO-320
Wing span: 5.88 m
Wing area: 6.9 sq.m
MAUW: 517 kg
Empty weight: 336 kg
Fuel capacity: 76 lt
Max speed: 314 kph
Cruise speed: 257 kph
Minimum speed: 101 kph
Climb rate: 10 m/s
Seats: 1
Fuel consumption: 35 lt/hr
Plan price (1998): $300
Kit price (1998): $50,000
 
 

 

 

 

 


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