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    RV-9/9A

    Van's Aircraft, Inc.
    14401 NW Keil Rd.
    Aurora, OR 97002
    United States

    Phone: 503-678-6545

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

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 196Service Ceiling (ft) 19000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 188Rate of Climb (fpm) 1450
    Stall Speed (mph) 50Takeoff Distance (ft) 475
    Range (statute mi) 860Landing Distance (ft) 450
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Lycoming O-320
    Design Horsepower 160H.P. Low Range 118
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 36H.P. High Range 160
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1043Useful Load (lb) 707
    Gross Weight (lb) 1750
    Wing Area (ft2) 124Length (ft) 20.5
    Wingspan (ft) 28Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 43
    Landing Gear Tricycle, Tailwheel
    Materials Metal
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1500Number Built & Flown 1163
    Kit Cost ($US) $29,475Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $62,000 - $219,000
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