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    Thorp S-18

    Thorp Central (Classic Sport Aircraft)
    4315 N. Tioga Way
    Las Vegas, NV 89129
    United States

    Phone: 702-232-4261

    http://www.thorpcentral.com
    sales@thorpcentral.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 215Service Ceiling (ft) 17000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 180Rate of Climb (fpm) 1500
    Stall Speed (mph) 63Takeoff Distance (ft) 900
    Range (statute mi) 540Landing Distance (ft) 1200
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Lycoming O-360
    Design Horsepower 180H.P. Low Range 125
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 29H.P. High Range 190
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1000Useful Load (lb) 600
    Gross Weight (lb) 1600
    Wing Area (ft2) 86Length (ft) 18.6
    Wingspan (ft) 20.9Height (ft) 5
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 40
    Landing Gear Tailwheel
    Materials Metal
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1900Number Built & Flown 56
    Kit Cost ($US) $20,500Plans Cost ($US) $350
    Build Cost Range $30,000 - $45,000
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