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Super Decathlon

Base Airplane:

 

Super Decathlon, 8KCAB

Lycoming AEIO-360-H1B, 180 HP Engine

     with Inverted Fuel and Oiling Systems

MT Propeller, MTV-15-B-C-/C188-34

     74" 2-Blade, Composite, Acrobatic, Constant Speed

 $245,900

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Standard Equipment:

Instruments

JPI EDM 930 Engine Data Manager

Fuel Quantity Gages (Left and Right)

Accelerometer

Airspeed Indicator (Backlit)

Sensitive Altimeter (Backlit)

Magnetic Compass (Backlit)

Electrical

Electric Permanent Magnet Starter

70 Amp Alternator

Battery Box with Sealed Battery

LED Landing Light

LED Nav / Strobe / Position Lights

Rheostat Cabin Light

Voltage Regulator

Electric Fuel Boost Pump

Electrical Control Panel

 

Avionics

PS Engineering Stereo Intercom

Front & Rear "Push to Talk" Buttons

Emergency Locater Transmitter

Broadband Transmitting Antenna

Twin Headset Jacks

Cabin Speaker

Noise Canceling Microphone

Avionics Master Switch

Comfort and Appearance

Painted Spinner

Front Strut Speed Fairings

Bucket Foam Seats with Folding Backs

Adjustable Front Seat

Front and Rear 5-point Harnesses

Hidden Exterior Brake Lines

Light Gray Vinyl Headliner

Deluxe Textured Vinyl Interior

Front and Rear Cabin Heater

Cabin Air Vents

Sound Proofing

Instrument Panel Glare Shield

Tinted Windows (Gray)

Tinted Greenhouse Roof (Dark Gray)

Safety and Convenience

Certified Fully Acrobatic (+6g, -5g)

Balanced Open Section Aileron

Balanced Elevator

Dual Flight Controls

Dual Toe Brakes

Parking Brake

Quick Jettison Door

40 gallon Fuel System

Oil Quick Drain

Baggage Access Door

Baggage Area Cargo Net

Stall Warning Indicator

Entrance Step

Powder Coated Fuselage Frame

Left Opening Pilot Window

Stainless Steel Exhaust

Steerable 8" Pneumatic Tail Wheel

Light Weight Aluminum Gear

Wheels with 6.00 x 6, 4 Ply Tires

Main Gear Fairings (Wheel Pants)

Wing Tie Down Rings

Velcro Aircraft Document File

In Door Map Pocket

100 lb. Capacity Baggage Compartment

Optional Equipment:

  • 3-Blade MT Composite Propeller (MTV-9-B-C/C188-18b)
  • 2-Blade Hartzell Aluminum Propeller (HC-C2YR-4CF/FC7666A-2)
  • Heated Pitot
  • Glider Tow Assembly
  • Air-wolf Remote Mounted Oil Filter
  • Carbon Fiber Floor Boards (saves 8 lbs!)
  • Competition Harness: Adds Padded Double Lap Belt with Ratchet
  • Engine Hour Meter with Oil Pressure Switch (In addition to EDM 930)
  • CFP-2  Additional Corrosion Protection: Oil Prepped Fuselage Tubing

 

Specifications:

Power Plant

Horse Power @ RPM

Recommended Engine TBO (Acrobatics)

Propeller, Constant Speed

Propeller Diameter

Length

Height

Wingspan

Wing Area

Wing Loading

Power Loading

Seats

Cabin Length

Cabin Width

Cabin Height

Empty Weight (typical)

Maximum Gross Weight (Normal Category)

Useful Load (Normal Category)

Payload with Full Fuel (Normal Category)

Maximum Gross Weight (Acrobatic Category)

Useful Load (Acrobatic Category)

Payload with Full Fuel (Acrobatic Category)

Fuel Capacity

Oil Capacity

Baggage Capacity

Lycoming AEIO-360-H1B

180 @ 2700 rpm

1600 hours

MT Composite MTV-15-B-C/C188-34

74 in.

22.9 ft.

7.7 ft.

32.0 ft.

169 sq. ft.

11.5 lb. / sq. ft.

10.0 lb. / HP

2, Tandem

8 ft. 10 in.

2 ft. 6 in.

3 ft. 11 in.

1305 lbs.

1950 lbs.

645 lbs.

405 lbs.

1800 lbs.

495 lbs.

255 lbs.

40 gal. (39 gal. Usable)

10 quarts

100 lbs. (10.4 cubic feet)

Acrobatic Limit Loading

Takeoff Distance, Ground Roll

Takeoff Distance Over 50-ft Obstacle

Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind Component

Rate of Climb, Sea Level

Maximum Level Speed, Sea Level

Cruise Speed / Endurance with 45 Minute Reserve @ 75% Power

Fuel Consumption @ Altitude

Service Ceiling

Landing Distance over 50-ft. Obstacle

Landing Distance, Ground Roll

+6, -5  g's

580 ft.

1061 ft.

17 kts.

1130 fpm

155 mph TAS

141 mph / 3.4 hours

9.6 gph @ 7500 ft.

16000 ft.

1126 ft.

498 ft.

Performance:

Limited and Recommended Airspeeds:

VX (Best Angle)

VY (Best Rate)

VA (Design Maneuvering)

VNO (Maximum Structural Cruising)

VNE (Never Exceed)

VR (Rotation)

VS (Stall, Clean)

58 mph IAS

82 mph IAS

107 mph CAS

160 mph CAS

200 mph CAS

57 mph IAS

57 mph IAS