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    KR-2S

    nV Aerospace (was Rand-Robinson Engineering, Inc.)
    23052H Alicia Parkway #413
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    United States

    Phone: 800-515-4811

    http://www.nvaero.com
    sales@nvaero.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 200Service Ceiling (ft) 15000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 170Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph) 52Takeoff Distance (ft) 700
    Range (statute mi) 750Landing Distance (ft) 850
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine 2180cc VW
    Design Horsepower 76H.P. Low Range 76
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 12H.P. High Range 100
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 575Useful Load (lb) 525
    Gross Weight (lb) 1100
    Wing Area (ft2) 82Length (ft) 16
    Wingspan (ft) 23Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 40
    Landing Gear Tricycle, Tailwheel
    Materials Composite, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1000Number Built & Flown 115
    Kit Cost ($US) $17,500Plans Cost ($US) $325
    Build Cost Range $21,000 - $28,000
    COMMENTS:
    Engine options: VW, Jabiru/ CAMit, Viking, BMW, Continental O-200. Wings are removable. New airfoil designed for the KR now available as fast build kit. Sport-pilot compliance soon.