LIPNUR Sikumbang

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NU-200 Sikumbang
Role Counter-Insurgency aircraft
Manufacturer Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia, Depot Penjelidikan, Pertjobaan dan Pembuatan/LIPNUR
First flight 1954

The LIPNUR Sikumbang (manufacturer designation X-01) was a low-wing monoplane of mixed construction built in Indonesia in 1954 as a COIN and anti-guerrilla-warfare aircraft. Of conventional configuration, it had fixed tricycle undercarriage and seated the pilot under a bubble canopy. A single example was built under the designation NU-200 in 1954, and another as the NU-225 in 1957. The latter machine was grounded in 1967.

Specifications (NU-200)[edit]

Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1955–56[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 8.16 m (26 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.61 m (34 ft 10 in)
  • Height: 3.35 m (11 ft 0 in)
  • Wing area: 16.9 m2 (182 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 6.6:1
  • Airfoil: NACA 23015 at root, NACA 23009 at tip
  • Empty weight: 795 kg (1,753 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,090 kg (2,403 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 205 L (54 US gal; 45 imp gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × de Havilland Gipsy Six air-cooled inverted six-cyliner inline engine, 150 kW (200 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed fixed pitch

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 256 km/h (159 mph; 138 kn)
  • Cruising speed: 224 km/h (139 mph; 121 kn)
  • Range: 960 km (597 mi; 518 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 5,030 m (16,503 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 5.1 m/s (1,000 ft/min)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bridgman 1955, p. 165.
  • Bridgman, Leonard (1955). Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1955–56. New York: The McGraw-Hill Book Company. 
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 61. 
  • Harapan dan Tanggapan Pemerhati dan Mitra


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