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    Cherry BX-2

    BX-Aviation
    Hoeheweg 1
    CH-2553 Safnern,
    Switzerland

    Phone: +41-32 355 1823


    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 136Service Ceiling (ft) 14000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 124Rate of Climb (fpm) 850
    Stall Speed (mph) 52Takeoff Distance (ft) 850
    Range (statute mi) 580Landing Distance (ft) 500
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range 65
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 23H.P. High Range 100
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 700Useful Load (lb) 522
    Gross Weight (lb) 1222
    Wing Area (ft2) 90Length (ft) 17.5
    Wingspan (ft) 23Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 36
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 4000Number Built & Flown 100
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $750
    Build Cost Range $20,000 - $50,000
    COMMENTS:
    Quick detachable wings and elevators; 10 minutes from trailer to ready-to-fly. Retractable is hand-operated on this Swiss design. Some prefab parts available.