Kam-Craft Kamvair-2

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Kamvair-2
Role Homebuilt aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Kam-craft

The Kam-Craft Kamvair-2 is an American aircraft designed for homebuilt construction.

Design and development[edit]

The Kamvair-2 is a two- or four-place, strut-braced, high-wing amphibious aircraft, powered by a single engine mounted over the wings. The fuselage is of all-wood construction.[1]

Specifications (Kamvair-2)[edit]

Data from Air Trails

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: one passenger
  • Length: 24 ft 2 in (7.37 m)
  • Wingspan: 36 ft (11 m)
  • Height: 7 ft 10 in (2.39 m)
  • Wing area: 160 sq ft (15 m2)
  • Empty weight: 1,150 lb (522 kg)
  • Gross weight: 1,650 lb (748 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 20 U.S. gallons (76 L; 17 imp gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Chevrolet Corvair engine conversion 6-cyl horizontally opposed air-cooled piston engine, 125 hp (93 kW)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 87 kn; 161 km/h (100 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 78 kn; 145 km/h (90 mph)
  • Stall speed: 17 kn; 32 km/h (20 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 8,000 ft (2,400 m)

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

  1. ^ Air Trails: 78. Summer 1971.  Missing or empty |title= (help)