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    Jabiru J170

    Jabiru Aircraft
    Airport Drive
    Bundaberg West, QLD QLD 4670
    Australia

    Phone: 559-431-1701

    https://jabiru.net.au/
    info@jabiru.net.au

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 132Service Ceiling (ft) 15000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 115Rate of Climb (fpm) 700
    Stall Speed (mph) 51Takeoff Distance (ft) 480
    Range (statute mi) 1116Landing Distance (ft) 500
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Jabiru 2200
    Design Horsepower 85H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 36H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 635Useful Load (lb) 685
    Gross Weight (lb) 1320
    Wing Area (ft2) 103Length (ft) 18.8
    Wingspan (ft) 31.3Height (ft)
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 44
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 600Number Built & Flown 400
    Kit Cost ($US) $38,400Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $45,000 - $60,000
    COMMENTS:
    LSA Legal