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    Sycamore Mk1

    Chayair Manufacturing & Aviation
    P. O. Box 807
    Messina 0900,
    South Africa

    Phone:


    CATEGORY:
    Type Rotorcraft Sport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Gyroplane
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 90 Service Ceiling (ft) 13000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 80 Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph) Takeoff Distance (ft) 320
    Range (statute mi) 390 Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 914
    Design Horsepower 115 H.P. Low Range 120
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) H.P. High Range 150
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 595 Useful Load (lb) 463
    Gross Weight (lb) 1058
    Wing Area (ft2) Length (ft) 23
    Wingspan (ft) 27 Height (ft) 8
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design Rotor Folding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2 Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available Yes Quick-build Available No
    Plans Available No Includes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 200 Number Built & Flown 5
    Kit Cost ($US) $34,000 Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Kit price includes engine. Tandem seat with dual controls. Simple modular design has obvious benefits in safety, repair and maintenance costs. Completed aircraft in white excluding optional extras, $44,000.