MDG Midgy-Club

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Midgy-Club
MDG LD-261 Midgy-Club F-BEAM Toussus 16.06.63 edited-2.jpg
LD-261 Midgy-Club stored at Toussus airfield near Paris in 1963
Role Cabin biplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Instruments de Precision M.D.G
First flight 1946
Primary user private pilot owners

The MDG Midgy-Club was a post war cabin biplane designed and built by Instruments de Precision M.D.G at Garches, France. The company designed and built precision instruments and due to the close relationship with the aviation industry the company designed and built two aircraft, the first MDG LD.45 was a single-seat biplane. The MDG LD-261 Midgy-Club was a follow-on design with an enclosed cabin with two seats arranged in tandem layout. It was built in small numbers.

Specifications[edit]

Data from aviafrance.com

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 5.40 m (17 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.00 m (22 ft 11½ in)
  • Empty weight: 322 kg (708 lb)
  • Gross weight: 541 kg (1,190 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Continental A65 flat-four piston engine, 48 kW (65 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 180 km/h (112 mph)

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