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    Raceair Designs
    367 Whiteplains Place
    Gilbert, SC 29054
    United States

    Phone: 330-518-8383


    raceairdesigns@hotmail.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 60Service Ceiling (ft) 9000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 47Rate of Climb (fpm) 400
    Stall Speed (mph) 27Takeoff Distance (ft) 300
    Range (statute mi) 1040Landing Distance (ft) 600
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 277
    Design Horsepower 28H.P. Low Range 28
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range 50
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 245Useful Load (lb) 275
    Gross Weight (lb) 520
    Wing Area (ft2) 117Length (ft) 17.5
    Wingspan (ft) 29.2Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 23
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1200Number Built & Flown 95
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $120
    Build Cost Range $6,000 - $18,000
    COMMENTS:
    LSA legal. Fun, easy to fly open cockpit parasol for the homebuilder. Components available. Can be built for as little as $3800. Prefabricated parts available. First flew in 1991.