Kimball McCullocoupe

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Kimball McCulloCoupe
McCulloCoupe.jpg
McCulloCoupe landing
Role Homebuilt aircraft
National origin United States of America
Designer Kevin Kimball
First flight 1 March 2004
Number built 1
McCullocoupe instrument panel
Kimball McCullocoupe

The Kimball McCullocoupe is a homebuilt aircraft built around the design of the Clipwing Howard "Mr.Mulligan" Racer.[1]

Development[edit]

The McCulloCoupe is an aircraft built as an evolution of air racers starting with the Velie Monocoupe. The Monocoupe evolved into the Monocoupe 110, eventually flown as an air-racer with clipped wings. Ben Howard built a larger version of the Monocoupe, "Mister Mulligan". The Mullicoupe replicas were developed using Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior engines. The McCulloCoupe uses a Vedeneyev M14P radial engine with features developed for the Pitts Model 12. Construction began in 2000, with the first flight in 2004.[2]

Design[edit]

The McCulloCoupe has side-by-side configuration seating, a high-wing, conventional landing gear and a radial engine. The wings use plywood covering.[3]

Specifications (McCulloCoupe)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1 passenger
  • Wingspan: 26 ft (7.9 m)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Vedeneyev M14PF radial engine, 400 hp (300 kW)
  • Propellers: 3-bladed MT Propeller

Performance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McCullochCoupe". Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Kimball McCullochCoupe". Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Jim Kimball Enterprises". Retrieved 30 July 2012. 

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