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    Excalibur

    Excalibur Aircraft
    6439 Tractor Road
    Sebring, FL 33876
    United States

    Phone: 863-471-0099

    http://www.excaliburaircraft.com
    tom@tomkarr.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 100Service Ceiling (ft) 14000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 90Rate of Climb (fpm) 1200
    Stall Speed (mph) 32Takeoff Distance (ft) 96
    Range (statute mi) 290Landing Distance (ft) 300
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range 55
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 26H.P. High Range 80
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 450Useful Load (lb) 600
    Gross Weight (lb) 1050
    Wing Area (ft2) 185Length (ft) 20
    Wingspan (ft) 31.5Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem Yes
    Cockpit Width (in) 30
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite, Fabric
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine Yes
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 175Number Built & Flown 750
    Kit Cost ($US) $33,750Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $34,000 - $36,000
    COMMENTS:
    Engines available: Rotax and Hirth, 65 - 80hp