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    Better Half VW
    c/o John Bolding
    Baytown, TX 77523
    United States

    Phone: 281-383-0113

    http://www.betterhalfvw.com
    jnbolding1@teleshare.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 85Service Ceiling (ft) 10000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 70Rate of Climb (fpm) 500
    Stall Speed (mph) 35Takeoff Distance (ft) 230
    Range (statute mi) 230Landing Distance (ft) 350
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine VW
    Design Horsepower 60H.P. Low Range 60
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 14H.P. High Range 65
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 385Useful Load (lb) 515
    Gross Weight (lb) 900
    Wing Area (ft2) 127Length (ft) 18
    Wingspan (ft) 28.3Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design ParasolFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 48
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Metal, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1600Number Built & Flown 6
    Kit Cost ($US) $3,550Plans Cost ($US) $80
    Build Cost Range $10,000 - $13,000
    COMMENTS:
    LSA Legal