Kaminskas Jungster II

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Jungster II
Role Homebuilt aircraft
National origin United States
Designer Rim Kaminskas
First flight March 1966[1]
Developed from Kaminskas Jungster I

The Jungster II is a parasol wing homebuilt aircraft. Designed by Rim Kaminskas, it first flew in March 1966.[2]

Design and development[edit]

The Jungster II was a parasol version based on the previous Jungster I biplane design, which itself was a scaled down version of the Bücker Bü 133 biplane. Plans were distributed by K&S aircraft supply.

The aircraft is a single seat, open cockpit, strut-braced, parasol wing design with conventional landing gear. The airframe can accommodate engines ranging from 85 to 180 hp (63 to 134 kW). The fuselage is constructed of welded steel tubing with aircraft fabric covering. The wing has a slight rearward sweep.[3]

Specifications (Jungster II)[edit]

Data from Plane & Pilot

General characteristics

  • Length: 16 ft 11 in (5.16 m)
  • Wingspan: 22 ft 4 in (6.81 m)
  • Wing area: 80 sq ft (7.4 m2)
  • Airfoil: NACA 2412
  • Empty weight: 739 lb (335 kg)
  • Gross weight: 1,375 lb (624 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 16 U.S. gallons (61 L; 13 imp gal)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 148 kn; 274 km/h (170 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 129 kn; 238 km/h (148 mph)
  • Rate of climb: 3,500 ft/min (18 m/s)

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Gunston. World encyclopaedia of aircraft manufacturers: from the pioneers to the present day. 
  2. ^ Air Trails: 76. Winter 1971. 
  3. ^ "Jungster II". Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

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