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    Betabird

    Vintage UltraLight Association
    74 Brookwood Dr.
    Marietta, GA 30064
    United States

    Phone: 678-290-0507

    http://vula.org
    2scott@bellsouth.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 80Service Ceiling (ft) 7500
    Cruise Speed (mph) 80Rate of Climb (fpm) 750
    Stall Speed (mph) 45Takeoff Distance (ft) 250
    Range (statute mi) 280Landing Distance (ft) 150
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine VW
    Design Horsepower 50H.P. Low Range 50
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 7.5H.P. High Range 85
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 405Useful Load (lb) 245
    Gross Weight (lb) 650
    Wing Area (ft2) 110Length (ft) 16.5
    Wingspan (ft) 26Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 24
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 500Number Built & Flown 5
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $65
    Build Cost Range $2,000 - $5,000
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