Montana Coyote

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Coyote
Role Two-seat STOL utility aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Montana Coyote
First flight 1991

The Montana Coyote is an American single-engined two-seat STOL aircraft designed for home building by Montana Coyote Inc. of Helena, Montana.

Design and development[edit]

The Coyote is a high-wing strut-braced monoplane first flown in early 1991 and sold as kit for home building without an engine.[1] With a steel tube fuselage and wooden wings it is designed to take an engine between 100 and 200 hp (74 to 149 kW) as long as it weighs less than 350 lb (159 kg).[1] It has a fixed tailwheel type landing gear with a cabin for a pilot and passenger side-by-side, it is designed to land and take-off within 350 ft (107 m).[1]

Specifications[edit]

Data from [1]Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1995-1996

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1 passenger
  • Length: 25 ft 0 in (7.62 m)
  • Wingspan: 38 ft 0 in (11.58 m)
  • Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
  • Wing area: 165.75 ft2 (15.40 m2)
  • Empty weight: 900 to 1050 lb (408 to 476 kg)
  • Gross weight: 1850 lb (839 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × piston engine, 100 to 200 hp (74 to 149 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 120 mph (193 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 100 mph (161 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 35 mph (57 km/h)
  • Range: 500 miles (1804 km)
  • Service ceiling: 15000 ft (4575 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1250 ft/min (6.4 m/s)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Jackson 1995, p. 609

Bibliography[edit]

  • Paul Jackson, ed. (1995). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1995-1996. Jane's Information Group Limited. ISBN 0-7106-1262-1.