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    FK 9 Mark IV

    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) 140Service Ceiling (ft) 13500
    Cruise Speed (mph) 120Rate of Climb (fpm) 1100
    Stall Speed (mph) 42Takeoff Distance (ft) 350
    Range (statute mi) 170Landing Distance (ft) 450
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 912
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range 65
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 18H.P. High Range 110
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 550Useful Load (lb) 550
    Gross Weight (lb) 1100
    Wing Area (ft2) 123Length (ft) 19.5
    Wingspan (ft) 32Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle, Tailwheel
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 250Number Built & Flown 220
    Kit Cost ($US) $20,000Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Crash-protecting steel-tube frame in cockpit section.