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    Lafayette Sportster

    American Ghiles Aircraft Inc.
    NA
    NA, FL 32724
    United States

    Phone:

    http://www.aircraftkit.com
    contact@aircraftkit.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 226Service Ceiling (ft) 24000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 204Rate of Climb (fpm) 2145
    Stall Speed (mph) 57Takeoff Distance (ft) 433
    Range (statute mi) 940Landing Distance (ft) 885
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 914
    Design Horsepower 115H.P. Low Range 80
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 21H.P. High Range 115
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 530Useful Load (lb) 550
    Gross Weight (lb) 1080
    Wing Area (ft2) 56Length (ft) 18
    Wingspan (ft) 21.8Height (ft) 5
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 400Number Built & Flown 169
    Kit Cost ($US) $17,296Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Laminar flow wing; auxiliary fuel tank, 20 gallons; BRS parachute; flaperons. Formerly metal BanBi. Video $10. Not in business, 2004.