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Rand KR-2 Special
been lengthened in the fuselage by 17 inches and engine mount and prop extension to a further 9 inches,
making it longer by 26 inches overall. It has been widened by 3 inches at the cockpit and uses a Dragonfly
canopy. The rudder has been lengthened and a strobe added. It is running full electrics and many extras
so is heavier than most with a loss of climb perfomance but no difference in the cruise and penetrates
better in rough air and is more stable especially at MAUW.
The power plant is a Revmaster 2100D utilising
twin magnetos and Stromberb CD150 carb. Fuel comsumption is 15 litres per hour at 125 kts. The fan
is a Clark Performance Propellor 52x48".
Rand fixed gear was fitted with Cleveland hydraulic independent
disc brakes and line lock parking brakes.
Wing area 88 sq ft
Empty weight 665 lbs
weight 1150 lbs
Useful load 485 lbs
Takeoff dist 400 ft
Landing dist 650 ft
Stall speed 48 knots
Max speed VNE 174
Cruise speed 125 knots
Max S & Level 148 knots
Range 4.5 hrs @ 125 kts
ZK-CAQ is a Druine D31 Turbulent which I have just finished rebuilding and has a Hapi 1860cc engine
with a magneto and a Hapi electronic pickup feeding two motorbike coils run by a gel cell battery for
a secondry ignition system.|
Length 17ft 6in. Height 5ft. Span 21ft 7in.
area 77.5sq ft. Empty weight 400lb.
Usefull load 223lb. Fuel capacity 7
VNE 125mph. Stall 42mph. Cruise 90mph at 3200
My other two loves in my life|
My wife Shelley and my 1922 Ford T
More to come|
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