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    BRC540 Coupe

    Barnett Rotorcraft
    4307 Olivehurst Ave.
    Olivehurst, CA 95961
    United States

    Phone: 530-742-7416

    http://www.barnettrotorcraft.com
    barnettjb@syix.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type RotorcraftSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Gyroplane
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 138Service Ceiling (ft) 15000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 110Rate of Climb (fpm) 800
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft) 300
    Range (statute mi) 210Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Subaru EJ 25
    Design Horsepower 200H.P. Low Range 100
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 17.5H.P. High Range 200
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 625Useful Load (lb) 623
    Gross Weight (lb) 1248
    Wing Area (ft2) 679Length (ft) 14.5
    Wingspan (ft) 29Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design RotorFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 44
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite, Fabric, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 400Number Built & Flown 8
    Kit Cost ($US) $58,000Plans Cost ($US) $210
    Build Cost Range $44,000 - $58,000
    COMMENTS:
    Factory finished components only and we recommend the E1 Subaru engines from 2.2/2.5 (19989-2002). Hydraulic preprotator turns blades up to 150 rpm.