Came across this "vintage" ultralight today. Anyone else ever heard of it? Seems like an interesting design, thought at first glance I'd say the wings are WAYYYYYYYYYYY to small to actually fly supporting a person. Though with a big enough engine and going fast enough I suppose it may be possible.
Some Basic Specs:
Engine 42 hp Propeller 2-blade wooden fixed 3,3 ft dia Landing gear trigear Length 10,76 ft Wing Span 17,2 ft Wing Area 21,1 sq.ftEmpty Weight 100 lb Gross Weight 277 lb Wing Loading 13,2 lb / sq.ft Power Loading 6,59 lb / hp Fuel Capacity n.a. Top Speed 80 mph Stall Speed 26 mphBldg. Materials Wing: wood, fabric, composite
Tail: wood, fabric, composite
Source link: X-14 - Soviet Homebuilt Ultralight & Aircraft directory