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    The Ultralight Butterfly

    The Butterfly Aircraft LLC
    700 Airfield Road
    Aurora, TX 76078
    United States

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    CATEGORY:
    Type RotorcraftSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Gyroplane, Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 63Service Ceiling (ft) 7000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 55Rate of Climb (fpm) 500
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft) 500
    Range (statute mi) 170Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 503 DC
    Design Horsepower 50H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 252Useful Load (lb) 255
    Gross Weight (lb) 507
    Wing Area (ft2)Length (ft) 12
    Wingspan (ft) 21.8Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design RotorFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 75Number Built & Flown 7
    Kit Cost ($US) $16,995Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    A true ultralight gyroplane that is centerline thrust and has a 50 wide horizontal stabilizer.