Kinetic Mountain Goat

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Mountain Goat
Role Two-seat cabin monoplane
National origin United States
Manufacturer Kinetic Aviation
Designer Bill Montagne
First flight 1997

The Kinetic Mountain Goat is an American two-seat cabin monoplane, designed by Bill Montagne for his company Kinetic Aviation.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The Mountain Goat is a high-wing braced monoplane with a fixed conventional landing gear with a tailwheel.[1] Powered by a 180 hp (134 kW) Lycoming IO-360-B2E flat-four piston engine with a Kinetic-designed two-bladed tractor propeller.[1] The enclosed cabin has two seats in tandem with dual controls, each side has a one-piece Plexiglas door for access.[1]

Specification[edit]

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 2003-04[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 24 ft 4 in (7.42 m)
  • Wingspan: 35 ft 6 in (10.82 m)
  • Height: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
  • Wing area: 188.0 sq ft (17.47 m2)
  • Empty weight: 1,225 lb (556 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 2,475 lb (1,123 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming IO-360-B2E flat-four piston engine, 180 hp (130 kW)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed Kinetic Aviation

Performance

  • Cruising speed: 159 mph; 138 kn (256 km/h) 75% power
  • Stall speed: 50 mph; 44 kn (81 km/h) power off and flaps up
  • Never exceed speed: 213 mph; 185 kn (342 km/h)
  • Range: 659 mi (573 nmi; 1,061 km) with max fuel and 45 minute reserve
  • Rate of climb: 1,700 ft/min (8.6 m/s)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Jackson 2004, p. 639

Bibliography[edit]

  • Jackson, ed. (2003). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 2003-2004. Coulsdon, Surrey, United Kingdom: Jane's Information Group. ISBN 0-7106-2537-5.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)