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    BD-5J

    Bede Aero Southeast
    3131 Jet Center Terrace
    Fort Pierce, FL 34946
    United States

    Phone: 772-801-9446

    https://www.jimbede.com
    sales@bedeaero.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 306Service Ceiling (ft) 26000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 250Rate of Climb (fpm) 3800
    Stall Speed (mph) 68Takeoff Distance (ft) 1800
    Range (statute mi) 300Landing Distance (ft) 1800
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine PBS TJ100
    Design Horsepower 292H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 36H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 420Useful Load (lb) 440
    Gross Weight (lb) 860
    Wing Area (ft2) 29.5Length (ft) 13.25
    Wingspan (ft) 17Height (ft) 5.75
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 24
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Metal
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 3500Number Built & Flown 40
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $2,000,000 - $220,000
    COMMENTS:
    Original plans are free to download with a Bede Family Foundation donation. Builder Assist available for those that have incomplete aircraft or kits. Limited supply of parts available.