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    FK 12 Comet

    Leichtflugzeuge, B & F GmbH - FK-Lightplanes

    Anton Dengler StraBe 8, D-67346
    Germany

    Phone: +49-6232-720 76

    http://www.fk-lightplanes.com
    info@fk-leichtflugzeuge.de

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 131Service Ceiling (ft) 11000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 118Rate of Climb (fpm) 1100
    Stall Speed (mph) 42Takeoff Distance (ft) 300
    Range (statute mi) 1080Landing Distance (ft) 450
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 912
    Design Horsepower 100H.P. Low Range 80
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 15H.P. High Range 125
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 550Useful Load (lb) 550
    Gross Weight (lb) 1100
    Wing Area (ft2) 145Length (ft) 18
    Wingspan (ft) 22Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design BiplaneFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Composite, Fabric, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 300Number Built & Flown 60
    Kit Cost ($US) $23,000Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Composite wings with Laminar airfoil and flaperons; wings fold; closed canopy optional. Also available with Rotax 912S 100-hp engine which gives a power-to-weight ratio similar to Pitts and Eagles. Ready-to-fly price $50,600 with Rotax 912.