Sportsman Diesel Performance/Specs

Performance

Continental CD-155

Max Level Speed, 9000 ft 165 mph / 143 kts
Cruise Speed (TAS)
75% Power at 8,000 ft 152 mph / 132 kts
65% Power at 8,000 ft 140 mph / 122 kts
Stall Speed (Max Gross)
No Flaps (Vs) 58 mph / 51 kts
Full Flaps (Vso) 48 mph / 42 kts
Rate of Climb
Solo 900 fpm
Endurance
65% power 8.6 hrs
75% power 6.4 hrs
Fuel Consumption (65% Power) 5.2 gph
Service Ceiling (Estimated) 24,000 ft

Specifications

Carbon Fiber

Fuselage Length
Rigged For Flight 23 ft
Wings Folded 24 ft. 8in
Wing Span
Rigged For Flight 35 ft
Wings Folded and Tail Removed 8.5 ft
Other Wing Data
Area 131 Sq. ft.
Aspect Ratio 9.1
Wing Loading (Max. Gross) 17.5 lbs. per Sq. ft.
Structural Limit Loads (Max. Gross) +3.8 / -1.5Gs
Maximum Height
Tricycle (On Gear) 9 ft. 4in.
Tricycle (Wings Folded) 7 ft. 1in.
Tail Dragger 6ft. 11in
Cabin Dimensions
Width (At Hips) 44 in
Width (At Shoulders) 46 in
Door Width 37 in
Door Height 31.5 in
Baggage Space / Rear Passenger Area 37 cu. ft.
Rear Door Width 26 in
Rear Door Height 31 in
Weights
Maximum Gross Weight 2,500 lbs
Empty Weight (Typical) 1,500 lbs
Useful Load (Typical) 1,000 lbs
Full-Fuel Payload (Standard Tanks) 700 lbs
Maximum Baggage Capacity 300 lbs
Fuel Capacity (Usable)
Standard Tanks 50 gal