LIPNUR Kunang

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Kunang
Role Sports aircraft
Manufacturer Angkatan Udara Republik Indonesia, Depot Penjelidikan, Pertjobaan dan Pembuatan/LIPNUR
First flight 1958

The LIPNUR Kunang was a single-seat sports plane built in Indonesia that first flew in 1958 in the hope that it would inspire interest in aviation amongst Indonesian youth. The only example that was built was subsequently grounded. It was a single-seat monoplane of conventional layout with fixed tailwheel undercarriage.

Specifications[edit]

Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1961–62[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Wingspan: 8.60 m (28 ft 3 in)
  • Height: 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 7.7 m2 (83 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 9.6:1
  • Airfoil: NACA 2412
  • Empty weight: 160 kg (353 lb)
  • Gross weight: 260 kg (573 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 15 L (4 US Gallons)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Volkswagen air-cooled flat-four, 19 kW (25 hp)

Performance

  • Cruising speed: 137 km/h (85 mph; 74 kn)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Taylor 1961, p. 95.


See also[edit]