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    SNS-9 Hiperlight

    Thunderbird Aviation, Inc.
    40964 Production Dr
    Harrison Township, MI 48045
    United States

    Phone: 586-262-2598

    http://www.thunderbirdaviationmi.com/
    thunderbirdaviationmi@gmail.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 113Service Ceiling (ft) 10000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 85Rate of Climb (fpm) 600
    Stall Speed (mph) 39Takeoff Distance (ft) 300
    Range (statute mi) 300Landing Distance (ft) 300
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 582
    Design Horsepower 65H.P. Low Range 50
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 12H.P. High Range 85
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 380Useful Load (lb) 498
    Gross Weight (lb) 875
    Wing Area (ft2) 148Length (ft) 18
    Wingspan (ft) 23Height (ft) 5
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design BiplaneFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 38
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Metal, Tubing
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine Yes
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 250Number Built & Flown 30
    Kit Cost ($US) $38Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $39,000 - $45,000
    COMMENTS:
    Negative stagger biplane, available with a variety of engine option and equipment.