Aerosport Scamp

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Aerosport Scamp
Aerosport Scamp.jpg
Role Sport aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Homebuilt
Designer Harris Woods
First flight August 21, 1973

The Aerosport Scamp is a small biplane designed for home building by Harris Woods. It featured an open cabin, tricycle undercarriage, and a T-tail.

The Scamp first flew on August 21 1973,[1] powered by an 1853 cc Volkswagen car engine. 1,050 sets of plans had sold by 1993. The Agrocopteros Scamp B is an agricultural crop spraying version of the Scamp, modified from kits assembled in Columbia.[2]

Specifications (Scamp A)[edit]

Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft, 1988–1989 [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: One
  • Length: 14 ft 0 in (4.27 m)
  • Wingspan: 17 ft 6 in (5.33 m)
  • Height: 5 ft 6½ in (1.69 m)
  • Wing area: 105 ft² (9.75 m²)
  • Empty weight: 520–550 lb (236–249 kg)
  • Useful load: lb (kg)
  • Loaded weight: lb (kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 768–798 lb (348–362 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × VW modified automotive engine, 60 hp (44.5 kW)

Performance

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taylor, JWR (Editor) (1988). Jane's All the World's Aircraft, 1988–1989. Jane's Information Group. pp. 554–555. ISBN 0-7106-0867-5. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 39. 

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