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    Culp’s Special

    Culp's Specialties
    P. O. Box 7542
    Shreveport, LA 71137
    United States

    Phone: 318-222-0850

    http://www.culpsspecialties.com
    culpspecial@yahoo.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories Aerobatic
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 240Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 170Rate of Climb (fpm) 4500
    Stall Speed (mph) 72Takeoff Distance (ft) 300
    Range (statute mi) 561Landing Distance (ft) 800
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Vedeneyev M-14P
    Design Horsepower 360H.P. Low Range 360
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 50H.P. High Range 400
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1520Useful Load (lb) 780
    Gross Weight (lb) 2300
    Wing Area (ft2) 161Length (ft) 21
    Wingspan (ft) 24Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design BiplaneFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 32
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 3500Number Built & Flown 19
    Kit Cost ($US) $56,000Plans Cost ($US) $280
    Build Cost Range $70,000 - $250,000
    COMMENTS:
    Reminiscent of 1930's biplanes and similar to the Laird, this new kitplane was designed especially for aerobatics; +/-10G's. The M-14 P is a radial. Will carry a wing rider. Plans, $280; video, $15; two-month delivery date on kit.