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    FRED

    Clutton, Eric
    21 Rabbit Trail Road
    Leoma, TN 32468
    United States

    Phone: 931-629-4984

    https://cluttonfred.info/
    doctordiesel@cafes.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 80Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 75Rate of Climb (fpm) 600
    Stall Speed (mph) 40Takeoff Distance (ft) 200
    Range (statute mi) 210Landing Distance (ft) 400
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Continental A-65
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range 50
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 10H.P. High Range 80
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 550Useful Load (lb) 270
    Gross Weight (lb) 820
    Wing Area (ft2) 110Length (ft) 16
    Wingspan (ft) 22.6Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 21
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1000Number Built & Flown 60
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $87
    Build Cost Range $8,000 - $12,000
    COMMENTS:
    Eric Clutton passed away in early 2022 but had asked Jonathan Holt to continue selling his books and plans to benefit their local RC club. AN AEROPLANE CALLED FRED and PROPELLER MAKING FOR THE AMATEUR are $13 each, FRED plans and book are $87, all postage paid (additional postage outside the USA). Engine options: VW or Continental A-65. Book on building and flying FRED included with plans.