Prowler Jaguar

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Jaguar
Role Homebuilt aircraft pseudo-warbird
National origin United States
Manufacturer Prowler Aviation
Designer George Morse
First flight 17 March 1985

The Prowler Jaguar is an American pseudo-warbird produced by Prowler Aviation of California for amateur construction.[1] Originally designed and built by George Morse the prototype first flew on 17 March 1985, it is a two-seat low-wing monoplane.[2] The aircraft has a retractable conventional landing gear and the recommended engine is a 350 hp (261 kW) conversion of a Rodeck V8.[1]

Specifications (production kit)[edit]

Data from Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 21 ft 0 in (6.40 m)
  • Wingspan: 25 ft 5 in (7.75 m)
  • Empty weight: 1,560 lb (708 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,500 lb (1,134 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rodeck V8 conversion , 350 hp (260 kW)
  • Propellers: 3-bladed

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 300 mph (483 km/h; 261 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 250 mph (217 kn; 402 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 60 mph (52 kn; 97 km/h)
  • Range: 1,200 mi (1,043 nmi; 1,931 km)
  • Rate of climb: 2,500 ft/min (13 m/s)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Taylor 1996, p. 499
  2. ^ Jack Cox (May 1987). Sport Aviation: pp. 12–15 http://www.prowleraviation.com/the_company/eaasportarticle.pdf |url= missing title (help). 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1996). Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory. London, England: Brassey's. ISBN 1-85753-198-1. 

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