C-FRGU Petrel Prop Jet
This is my 12th and the last project. Do I have to say "One of a Kind"?
She have a tubular fuselage,fabric covered, all wood wing with Sitka Spruce spars, wing ribs made from Finnish Birch plywood, covered with 2 mm thk Birch plywood and ceconite fabric.
The stabilizer is controlled via a linear actuator, the flaps are the Fowler type electrically operated via 2 Linear "Magnetic" actuators with a capacity of 6000N pull and 4000N push.
Ailerons & Elevators are push/pull operated.( The Stabiizer strut is only for alignment to install flying wires)
The beautiful woman in the picture is my Trophy wife.
Seats 8 in comfort
Gross weight 4400 lbs
Empty weight 2100 lbs
Length 36 ft
Wingspan 42 ft
Airfoil 23012 NACA
Fuel capacity 200 Gallon
Powered by a Walter 601D Turbo prop
Propeller is an AVIA V508D, 98" Diameter, 3 blades
Aircraft is now on Wipline 4500's Amphibious Floats
Test flying to commence by the end of this month.