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    Better Half VW
    c/o John Bolding
    Baytown, TX 77523
    United States

    Phone: 281-383-0113

    http://www.betterhalfvw.com
    jnbolding1@teleshare.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph)Service Ceiling (ft)
    Cruise Speed (mph) 55Rate of Climb (fpm) 450
    Stall Speed (mph) 28Takeoff Distance (ft) 200
    Range (statute mi) 100Landing Distance (ft) 250
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine 1/2 VW
    Design Horsepower 30H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 244Useful Load (lb) 256
    Gross Weight (lb) 500
    Wing Area (ft2) 107Length (ft) 14
    Wingspan (ft) 22.8Height (ft)
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 19
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Metal, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 600Number Built & Flown 100
    Kit Cost ($US) $4,000Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $4,000 - $5,000
    COMMENTS:
    Ultralight