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    Beaver RX-550 Plus

    Arnold Klappe

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    Phone: 604-809-7972


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    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Ultralight, Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 85Service Ceiling (ft) 15000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 73Rate of Climb (fpm) 1050
    Stall Speed (mph) 37Takeoff Distance (ft) 250
    Range (statute mi) 230Landing Distance (ft) 250
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range 50
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 10H.P. High Range 80
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 430Useful Load (lb) 620
    Gross Weight (lb) 1050
    Wing Area (ft2) 154.5Length (ft) 20.7
    Wingspan (ft) 32Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem Yes
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Fabric
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 220Number Built & Flown 2060
    Kit Cost ($US) $12,995Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $21,000 - $28,000
    COMMENTS:
    Previously sold by The Aeroplane Manufactory.