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E-12n  Eagle 215B  Easy Riser  Eclipse  Enduro  Eureka Canada  Eureka Swiss  Eurolight  Evans Volksplane  Excelsior  Exprompt 200  EZ1

 

E-12n. A simple aircraft for flyweight people. Designed by Evgenij Kovalenko. Engine: Raket-120 at 14.2 hp. Cruise speed 50 mph, stall speed 40 mph. Empty weight 121 lbs and MTOW Weight of 320 lbs. Glide ratio 7:1.

 

 

 

Eagle 215B. (1975) Designed by Larry Hair. It was a single-seat, high-wing braced monoplane with canard wing. The flight surfaces of the aircraft are made from 4 ounce stabilized Dacron, while the cabling is stainless steel. Hybrid control system. Approximate build time is 75 hrs. Length 15.4’, height 9.8’, wing area 175 sq. ft., wing span 35 ft. Structural limits +8 Gs and -2.5 Gs, Glide ratio 8:1. Empty weight 170 lbs. American Aerolights Inc.


 

 

 

Easy Riser. (1975). Originally flown by John Moody. Pusher bi-plane. Aluminum tube and sailcloth construction. Hybrid control system. Double surface strut and wire braced wing. Can be foot launched. Tricycle landing gear optional. Length 9', height 4', wing span 30'. Ultralight Flying Machines.

 

 

 


Eclipse.
(U.S., 1983). Designed by J. Bruce Emmons. Single seat, pusher engine with elliptical wing and inverted V-tail. 3-Axis controls. Aluminum tube and sailcloth construction. Double surface cantilever wings. Uses wing warping for roll control. Length 14’, height 5’. Wing span 32.2’ wing area 114 sq/ft. Empty weight 165 lbs. Structural limits +9 Gs and -9 Gs. Glide ratio 15:1. Phase 3.

 

 

Enduro. (U.S., 1978). Designed by Herbert Beaujon as a single seat, high wing, monoplane. Briggs & Stratton lawnmower 16 hp pusher engine. Empty weight 230 lbs. Three-axis with strut braced wing and tricycle landing gear. Length 16' 7" and height 7'. Wing span 24' y" and wing area 102 sq. ft. Useful load 206 lbs. Cruise speed 55 mph and stall speed 26 mph. Rate of climb 350 ft/min. Plans only. Beaujon.  

 

   

 

 

Eureka. (Swiss). Single-seat, single-engine, low-wing monoplane with 3-axis control. Roll control by wing warping. Double surface wing with NACA 23015 profile. Taildragger with no brakes. Aluminum-alloy tube airframe. Designed by Bertrand Piccard  and folds up for cartopping and easy storage. Wing span 24’, wing area 115 sq/ft. 27 hp Rotax 277 tractor engine. Empty weight 216 lbs. Payload 265 lbs. Load factors +6 Gs and -4 Gs. Cruise 50 mph, stall 31 mph. Climb rate 590 fpm. Glide ratio 6:1. Looks like what Batman would fly. Piccard Aviation.  

  

 

 

Eureka. (Can, 1997). Designed by Wilf Stark. Length 13', height 5', wingspan 26', wing area 104 sq/ft. Empty weight 240 lbs. Useful load 210 lbs. 22 hp 2si 230 tractor engine. Cruise speed 60 mph and stall speed 27 mph. Rate of climb 350 fpm. Estimated build time 60 hrs. Ameri-Cana Ultralights, RR2, Balzac, AB, Canada T0M 0E0, 402-226-6980.

 

 

Eurolight. (No info available).

 

 

Evans Volksplane. See Volksplane VP-1.

 

 

Excelsior. Designed by Chad and Charles Wille. Modest soaring ability. Pusher type 20 hp Zenoah G25 engine with propeller aft of the plane. Length 17.5', wing span 34', wing area 136 sq/ft. Cruise speed 65 mph and stall speed 25 mph. Climb rate 600 fpm. Empty weight 251 lbs. Structural limits +4.0 Gs and –4.0 Gs. Glide ratio 20:1. Estimated build time 400 hrs. St. Croix Aircraft, 1139 State Highway #148, Corning IA 50841, 515-322-4041. 

 

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Exprompt 200. (Russia). Single-seat, high wing monoplane with cable braced wings. 25 hp tractor engine. Taildragger. Length 16’, wing span 24’, wing area 104 sq/ft. Empty weight 233 lbs with a gross weight of 511 lbs. Top speed 94 mph and stall speed of 31 mph. Climb rate 300 fpm. Wing of tubing, wood, fabric and composite. Tail of tubing and fabric. Fuselage of tubing. http://www.easyultralightdesign.com/expromt200_ultralight_aircraft.php.

 

 

 

EZ-1.  (1983). Designed by Richard Jiminez. Uses Scotch-A-Frame bonding technique for aluminum sheeting. Single seat low wing monoplane. 3-Axis control with wing flaps. Tricycle landing gear. 20 hp Zenoah G25B-1 pusher engine. Wing span 31’, wing area 129 sq/ft. Length 17’6”. Height 6.5’. Empty weight 234 lbs. Payload 271 lbs. Load factors +9 Gs and -4.5 Gs. Glide ratio 8:1.  Aircraft Development. Wichita, Ks. (Jane’s 86-87, p. 632).

 

 

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