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VELOCITY XL

Dr. Tuky

N478B

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AIRCRAFT

 

 

High performance, composite, experimental aircraft, featuring canard-pusher configuration

with quiet, spacious cabin for four persons, adequate baggage capacity and

long range cross country capabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION

 

Seats 3

VELOCITY AIRCRAFT VIDEOS

 

ALAN BUJANDA

Velocity Explained by a Nine-Year Old

Dr. Tuky Velocity:

First Engine Run

First Taxi

First Flight

 

EDWIN BUJANDA

Dr. Tukys Velocity Move to the Airport

 

DARRYL GIETZEN

Velocity 173 RG N755V

 

ROBERT SUMOSKI

Velocity N541SW Landing at KWJF

 

VELOCITY AIRCRAFT INC.

Velocity Twin

 

Owner / Manufacturer

Model

Certificate

Kit (Fast Build)

Type

Serial Number

Construction Time

Registration Issue Date

Manufacturing Date

Mode S Code

Airworthiness Issue Date

First Flight

Base

Jorge A. Bujanda

JB-1

Experimental (Amateur-Built)

Velocity XL / Fixed Gear

Fixed Wing / Single Engine

06-25-81

4,700 hours / 78 months to first flight

06-22-2011

06-25-2011

51357353

11-03-2011

11-27-2011

Gen. William J. Fox Airfield. Lancaster, CA

AIRFRAME

 

 

Length

Height

Wingspan

Canard Span

Main Wing Area

Canard Wing Area

Total Wing Area

Landing Gear

Wheel Base

Track Width

20 ft

7 ft 9 in

31 ft

188 in

122.5 sq ft

22.8 sq ft

145 sq ft

Fixed Tricycle

110 in

82 in

6.10 m

2.36 m

9.45 m

4. 78 m

11.38 sq m

2.12 sq m

13.47 sq m

 

2.79 m

2.08 m

CABIN

 

 

Cabin Size (W / L / H)

Seats

47.5" x 94" x 43.5"

4

WP_000607.jpg1.2m x 2.39m x 1.1m

WEIGHT / CAPACITY

 

Empty Weight

Gross Weight

Useful Load

Fuel Capacity

Useful Load (w/ Full Tanks)

Wing Loading

Power Loading

Design Load Factors

Tested Airframe Load

1,800 lbs

3,000 lbs

1,200 lbs

72 US gal (432 lbs)

768 lbs

20.7 lb/ sq ft

10 lb/ hp

+9 G / -7 G

+6 G

816 kg

1360.75 kg

544.3 kg

272.5 L (196 kg)

348 kg

101 kg/sq m

4.5 kg/ hp

POWERPLANT

 

 

Lycoming IO540-K

Horsepower

Maximum RPM

Dimensions (L / W / H)

Weight (Dry)

MT Propeller:

Model:

Type:

Weight

 

300

2,700

39.34" x 34.25" x 19.6"

469 lbs

 

MTV-9-B/LD178-102

Constant Speed, Hydraulic

Three blades/ Pusher

58 lbs

 

 

 

1 m x 0.87 m x 0.50 m

212.7 kg

 

 

 

 

26.3 kg

PERFORMANCE

 

 

Maximum Wind Taxi

Crosswind Component

Takeoff:

Landing:

Takeoff Distance

Rate of Climb

Landing Distance

Cruise Speed (75%) *

Cruise Speed (62%)

Never Exceed Speed (Vne)

Best Angle Speed (Vx)

Best Climb Speed (Vy)

Structural Speed ( Vno)

Max. Speed Brake Ext. (Vfe)

Landing Speed

Best Glide Speed (Vbg)

Best Glide Speed Ratio

Minimum (Stall) Speed (Vs)

Range (62% Power) *

Ceiling

40 kts / 46 mi/ hr

 

15 kts / 17 mi/ hr

20 kts / 23 mi/ hr

1,600 ft

1,300 ft/ min

2,500 ft

185 KTAS (213 mi/ hr)

170 KTAS (196 mi/ hr)

200 KIAS ( 230 mi/ hr )

80 kts / 92 mi/ hr

100 kts / 115 mi/ hr

170 kts / 196 mi/ hr

110 kts / 127 mi/ hr

75 kts / 86 mi/ hr

90 kts / 104 mi/ hr

12:1 440 ft/ mi

65 kts / 75 mi/ hr

800 nm / 920 mi

+ 20,000 ft

74 km/ hr

 

27 km/ hr

32 km/ hr

487 m

396 m/ min

762 m

342 km/ hr

315 km/ hr

370 km/ hr

148 km/ hr

185 km/ hr

315 km/ hr

204 km/ hr

139 km/ hr

167 km/ hr

83.3 m / km

120 km/ hr

1482 km

+ 6.096 m

* Per kit manufacturer

 

 

 

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