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    GT 400

    Quicksilver Manufacturing Inc.
    42214 Sarah Way
    Temecula, CA 92590
    United States

    Phone: 951-506-0061

    http://www.quicksilveraircraft.com
    sales@qsair.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Ultralight, Pusher
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 61Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 58Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph) 27Takeoff Distance (ft) 75
    Range (statute mi) 78Landing Distance (ft) 100
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 64H.P. Low Range 40
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range 64
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 276Useful Load (lb) 294
    Gross Weight (lb) 570
    Wing Area (ft2) 146Length (ft) 19.8
    Wingspan (ft) 30Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 29
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Fabric
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine Yes
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 70Number Built & Flown 532
    Kit Cost ($US) $32,580Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $29,150 - $35,300
    COMMENTS:
    LSA Legal.