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    Windrose II

    Jim Maupin, Ltd.
    24201 Rowel Ct.
    Tehachapi, CA 93561
    United States

    Phone:

    http://www.jcpress.com/JMaupinLtd
    maupinwood@earthlink.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Motor-glider
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 132Service Ceiling (ft) 13000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 75Rate of Climb (fpm) 700
    Stall Speed (mph) 52Takeoff Distance (ft) 500
    Range (statute mi) 350Landing Distance (ft) 300
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 503
    Design Horsepower 46H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 555Useful Load (lb) 225
    Gross Weight (lb) 780
    Wing Area (ft2) 102Length (ft) 21.6
    Wingspan (ft) 49.2Height (ft) 5
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Monowheel
    Materials Composite, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1400Number Built & Flown 40
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Quick-to-build, inexpensive, self-launching sailplane with L/D ratio of 38:1. Plans for original Windrose with 41.5-foot wingspan available; L/D ratio, 29:1. Wings consist of a simple primarily foam construction. Out of business 2002.