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    Coot Amphibian

    Richard Steeves
    6958 Applewood Dr.
    Madison, WI 53719
    United States

    Phone: 608-833-5586

    http://www.coot-builders.com
    coot42@gmail.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories Amphibian, Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 140Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 110Rate of Climb (fpm) 800
    Stall Speed (mph) 50Takeoff Distance (ft) 800
    Range (statute mi) 300Landing Distance (ft) 1000
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Franklin
    Design Horsepower 180H.P. Low Range 160
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 40H.P. High Range 200
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1450Useful Load (lb) 500
    Gross Weight (lb) 1950
    Wing Area (ft2) 180Length (ft) 22
    Wingspan (ft) 36Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design MidFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 44
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite, Fabric, Metal, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 3000Number Built & Flown 70
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $125
    Build Cost Range $25,000 - $50,000
    COMMENTS:
    Continental engine options are available.