Powrachute Sky Rascal

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Sky Rascal
Role Powered parachute
National origin United States
Manufacturer Powrachute
Status In production
Unit cost
US$10,690 (2005)

The Powrachute Syk Rascal is an American powered parachute, designed and produced by Powrachute.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The aircraft was designed to comply with the FAI Microlight rules it features a parachute-style high-wing and single-seat in an open framed structure, tricycle landing gear and a single 54 hp (40 kW) Rotax 503 engine in pusher configuration. A version with a Rotax 447 to meet the FAR 103 Ultralight rules is also available.[1]

Specifications (Rotax 503)[edit]

Data from World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2004/2005[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Wingspan: 32 ft 10 in (10 m)
  • Wing area: 430 sq ft (40 m2)
  • Empty weight: 254 lb (115 kg)
  • Gross weight: 772 lb (350 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 503 twin cylinder, two-stroke, liquid-cooled aircraft engine, 54 hp (40 kW)
  • Propellers: 3-bladed

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 36 mph; 31 kn (58 km/h)
  • Wing loading: 1.6 lb/sq ft (7.8 kg/m2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2004/2005". Pagefast Ltd, England. 2004. ISSN 1368-485X. 

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