Aerosport Woody Pusher

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Woody Pusher
Aerosport Woody's Pusher WAS-2 AN0314284.jpg
Role Homebuilt aircraft
Manufacturer Aerosport
Designer Harris Woods
Unit cost
approximately $1500 to build in 1971[1]

The Aerosport Woody Pusher is a two-seat parasol wing monoplane designed for home building by Harris Woods,[2] based closely on the Curtiss Junior. First marketed in the 1960s, at least 27 were flying by 1980.

One on display at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, Denver, Colorado, with a 75-hp Continental engine (No. N393EA).

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1
  • Length: 20 ft 5 in (6.22 m)
  • Wingspan: 29 ft 0 in (8.84 m)
  • Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
  • Wing area: 126 sq ft (11.7 m2)
  • Empty weight: 630 lb (286 kg)
  • Gross weight: 1,150 lb (522 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Continental A65 4-cyl. air-cooled horizontally-opposed piston engine, 65 hp (48 kW) typical powerplant

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 87 kn; 161 km/h (100 mph)
  • Range: 165 nmi; 306 km (190 mi)
  • Rate of climb: 600 ft/min (3.0 m/s)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leo J. Kohn (Winter 1971). "The true cost of building your own plane". Air Trails: 63. 
  2. ^ "none". Air Trails: 76. Winter 1971. 
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 39. 
  • Sun 'n Fun Museum website