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:

    Deuce

    Royal Pacific Ultralights
    15321 Main Street NE, B102#166
    PO Box 5000, WA 98019
    United States

    Phone: 877-909-5577

    http://www.rptrikes.com
    pacificrimroof2@aol.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Weight-shiftSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Trike
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph)Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 75Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft) 200
    Range (statute mi) 250Landing Distance (ft) 200
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 10H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 350Useful Load (lb) 600
    Gross Weight (lb) 950
    Wing Area (ft2) 159Length (ft) 21
    Wingspan (ft) 34Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Fabric, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs)Number Built & Flown 64
    Kit Cost ($US) $18,500Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    The Deuce is similar to the Ace but it has two seats and a larger engine available. The Deuce is an excellent trainer aircraft. No welding or machining is necessary in the construction.