Velocity SE

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Velocity SE
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Velocity SE RG at the Mojave Spaceport
Role Homebuilt aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Velocity Aircraft
Designer Duane Swing
Introduction 1995
Variants Velocity XL
The prototype Rocket Racer, a modified Velocity SE climbing to 10,000 feet (3,000 m) on it first full flight, October 29, 2007 at the Mojave Spaceport
The Rocket Racer on landing roll-out at Mojave.


The Velocity Model 173 SE (Standard Elite) is the entry level canard pusher aircraft from Velocity Aircraft. [1][2][3] The four seat, rear engine aircraft may be powered by a Lycoming IO-320 (160 hp) or a Lycoming IO-360 (200 hp) engine.[1]

Variants[edit]

Velocity SE-FG
Fixed landing gear version, 88 completed and flown by December 2011.[2]
Velocity SE-RG
Retractible landing gear version, 180 completed and flown by December 2011.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Velocity SE, Velocity Aircraft website, 2008, accessed 2010-12-11.
  2. ^ a b c Vandermeullen, Richard: 2011 Kit Aircraft Buyer's Guide, Kitplanes, Volume 28, Number 12, December 2011, page 75. Belvoir Publications. ISSN 0891-1851
  3. ^ "Velocity Aircraft". Retrieved 11 September 2012. 

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