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Skybolt
Skybolt Standard Specifications

SKYBOLT S (STANDARD) SPECIFICATIONS
Skybolt S
(Standard)
Notes
BASIC DIMENSIONS
Length ft 19
Height ft 7
Wing Span (Upper) ft 24
clip wing 22
Wing Span (Lower) ft 23
clip wing 21.33
PAYLOAD AND ACCOMODATIONS
Seats 2
Fuel Capacity US gal 29 (+9 optional)
Baggage Capacity lb 25
DETAILS
Upper Wing Airfoil NACA 632A015
Lower Wing Airfoil NACA 0012
Upper Wing Sweep degrees 6.5
Total Wing Area sq ft 153
WEIGHT
Empty Weight lb 980 - 1280 Depends upon configuration
Acro Weight lb 1650
Gross Weight lb 1800
Design Load Factor g +6/-4.5
Ultimate Load Factor g +9/-6
Wing Loading
(@ Acro Weight)
lb/sq ft 10.78 (@ 1650 lb)
Wing Loading
(@ Gross Weight)
lb/sq ft 11.76 (@ 1800 lb)
POWER
Power Requirements hp 180-350
Engine (Typical) Lycoming IO-360/IO-540
Power Loading
(@ Gross Weight)
lb/hp 10.00 (180hp)
6.92 (260hp)
6.00 (300hp)
Power Loading
(@ Acro Weight)
lb/hp 9.17 (180hp)
6.35 (260hp)
5.50 (300hp)
FLIGHT PERFORMANCE
Stall Speed (@ Gross Weight) TAS/mph 55-60
Cruise Speed (75% power) TAS/mph 150-180 Depends upon configuration
Max Speed (Level Flight) TAS/mph 190 Depends upon configuration
Never-Exceed Speed (Vne) TAS/mph 225
Rate of Climb (Initial) ft/min 3500 (325hp) Depends upon configuration
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