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Taylorcraft Aircraft

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Taylorcraft Aircraft

The Taylorcraft B is a light, side-by-side two place, single engine, high wing general aviation monoplane that was built by the Taylorcraft Aviation Corporation of Alliance, Ohio. The aircraft was available as a land plane and a floatplane.

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1 passenger
  • Length: 22 ft 0 in (6.71 m)
  • Wingspan: 36 ft 0 in (10.98 m)
  • Height: 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
  • Wing area: 184 ft (17.1 m)
  • Empty weight: 670 lb (304 kg)
  • Useful load: 511 lb (233 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,200 lb (544 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 Continental A-65-8 horizontally-opposed, four cylinder engine, 65 hp (49 kW) at 2,300 rpm

Performance

  • Never exceed speed: 140 mph
  • Cruise speed: 91 mph
  • Stall speed: 39 mph ()
  • Range: 500 mi (805 km)
  • Service ceiling: 17,000 ft (5,183 m)
  • Rate of climb: 600 ft/min ()

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