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    Barracuda

    Buethe Enterprises, Inc.
    P. O. Box 486
    Cathedral City, CA 92235
    United States

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    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 220Service Ceiling (ft) 18000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 200Rate of Climb (fpm) 2000
    Stall Speed (mph) 61Takeoff Distance (ft) 800
    Range (statute mi) 920Landing Distance (ft) 1000
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Lycoming IO-540
    Design Horsepower 250H.P. Low Range 180
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 52H.P. High Range 300
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1500Useful Load (lb) 800
    Gross Weight (lb) 2300
    Wing Area (ft2) 120Length (ft) 21.5
    Wingspan (ft) 24.8Height (ft)
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1500Number Built & Flown 40
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $200
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Engine mount and cowling mold available for Lycoming. Estimated cost for building the design is $35,000 which includes estimated cost of used IO-540. First flew in 1976. Info package overseas is $20; plans overseas $200 + current shipping cost.