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    Sopwith Triplane (1916)

    St. Croix Aircraft
    1139 State Hiway 148
    Corning, IA 50841
    United States

    Phone: 641-322-4041

    http://www.stcroix.50webs.com
    stcroixair@frontiernet.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories Replica
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 120Service Ceiling (ft) 18000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 100Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph) 40Takeoff Distance (ft) 200
    Range (statute mi) 290Landing Distance (ft) 600
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Lycoming O-435
    Design Horsepower 190H.P. Low Range 150
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 35H.P. High Range 235
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1500Useful Load (lb) NaN
    Gross Weight (lb)
    Wing Area (ft2) 250Length (ft) 19.5
    Wingspan (ft) 26.5Height (ft) 11
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design TriplaneFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 26
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 3500Number Built & Flown 6
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $115
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Full-scale original WWI fighter. Stunning appearance; lands slow, cruises fast; easy to fly with tailwheel experience. Plans show installation of M14 Russian radial engine. Call for plans details. Partial kits available.