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The Rearwin Cloudster was a civil utility aircraft produced in the United States in 1939. It was a strut-braced, high-wing monoplane of conventional design with an enclosed cabin and fixed, tailskid undercarriage.
It was a larger and more powerful derivative of the Rearwin Sportster with the 8090 and 8125 models having side-by-side seating instead of the Sportster's tandem seating. The 8135 Cloudster had three seats.
- Cloudster 8090
- Version with Ken-Royce 5F 90 h.p. engine - two seat
- Cloudster 8125
- Version with Ken-Royce 7F 125 h.p. engine - two seat
- Cloudster 8135
- Version with Ken-Royce 7G 125 h.p engine - three seat
- Cloudster 8135T
- Tandem version of Cloudster 8135 for Pan Am
- Rearwin C-102
- A Cloudster 8135 impressed by the US Army Air Force as the UC-102A.
Data from "Rearwin Cloudster"
- Crew: One pilot
- Capacity: 1–2 passengers
- Length: 21 ft 6 in (6.55 m)
- Wingspan: 34 ft 2 in (10.41 m)
- Height: 7 ft 4 in (2.23 m)
- Wing area: 162 ft2 (15.0 m2)
- Empty weight: 1,140 lb (520 kg)
- Gross weight: 1,900 lb (860 kg)
- Powerplant: 1 × Ken-Royce 7G, 125 hp (93 kW)
- Maximum speed: 135 mph (216 km/h)
- Range: 600 miles (960 km)
- Service ceiling: 16,000 ft (4,900 m)
- Rate of climb: 860 ft/min (4.4 m/s)
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