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    Reliant/Reliant SX

    Hipp's Superbirds, Inc.
    P. O. Box 266
    Saluda, NC 28773
    United States

    Phone: 828-749-3986

    http://www.geocities.com/Paris/LeftBank/7993/plane.html

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 63Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 60Rate of Climb (fpm) 800
    Stall Speed (mph) 24Takeoff Distance (ft) 50
    Range (statute mi) 140Landing Distance (ft) 200
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 277
    Design Horsepower 28H.P. Low Range 28
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range 40
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 254Useful Load (lb) 246
    Gross Weight (lb) 500
    Wing Area (ft2) 120Length (ft) 16
    Wingspan (ft) 30Height (ft) 5
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 23.6
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Composite, Fabric, Wood, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine Yes
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 325Number Built & Flown 75
    Kit Cost ($US) $9,993Plans Cost ($US) $250
    Build Cost Range $10,000 - $31,000
    COMMENTS:
    LSA legal. Since 1984, well-established line of high-wing taildragger aircraft with detachable, portable wings. First flew in 1987.