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    Mermaid

    Sport Aircraft Works LLC
    P.O. Box 1007
    Palm City, FL 34991
    United States

    Phone: 772-223-8915

    http://www.sportaircraftworks.com
    info@sportaircraftworks.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Amphibian
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 132Service Ceiling (ft) 14000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 115Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph) 40Takeoff Distance (ft) 450
    Range (statute mi) 690Landing Distance (ft) 500
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Jabiru 3300
    Design Horsepower 120H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 30H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 888Useful Load (lb) 542
    Gross Weight (lb) 1430
    Wing Area (ft2) 124Length (ft) 24
    Wingspan (ft) 31.2Height (ft)
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design MidFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 44
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Metal
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 400Number Built & Flown 5
    Kit Cost ($US) $45,500Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $80,000 - $95,000
    COMMENTS:
    Kit and/or finished aircraft not available as of December 2007. Watch website for when it becomes available. LSA legal. Czech Aircraft Works designed and built the first amphibious aircraft for the Light Sport Aircraft category.