To continue reading you must be a paid subscriber

    Subscribe to Kitplanes

    KITPLANES – The Independent Voice for Homebuilt Aviation KITPLANES® magazine is the world’s #1 homebuilt aviation magazine. Written exclusively for enthusiasts like you, our editors pack each issue with need-to-know information on building, flying, designing and maintaining your own amateur-built category manned aircraft. Subscribe Today
    Airshow coverage sponsor:

    Details:

    Catalina

    Avid Aircraft
    PO Box 10
    Unionville, IA 52594
    United States

    Phone:

    https://avidkitplanes.com/
    mmendick@avidkitplanes.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Amphibian
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 80Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 75Rate of Climb (fpm) 900
    Stall Speed (mph) 36Takeoff Distance (ft) 300
    Range (statute mi) 420Landing Distance (ft) 500
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 17H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 600Useful Load (lb) 600
    Gross Weight (lb) 1200
    Wing Area (ft2) 150Length (ft) 19.4
    Wingspan (ft) 36Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 3Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 800Number Built & Flown 100
    Kit Cost ($US) $23,408Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Avid Aircraft is out of business. Three-place amphibian pusher is a popular design. Water takeoff, 750 ft.; water landing, 275 ft. Wings fold. Longest wingspan in Avid group. Kits available to ship.Basic VFR instruments included. Video, $15.