Specifications

IMO Class:                                                         "B” / “C*"

Wing span:                                                         49’ / (15 m)
Width of foldable wings:                                   15’ / (5 m)
Length:                                                               48’ / (16 m)
Height:                                                               12’ / (4 m)
Cabin height:                                                     6’8” / (2.03 m)
Cabin width:                                                       8’4” / (2.54 m)
Baggage compartment:                                    Appx: 60 cubic feet
Doors:                                                                 2 side doors + 1 rear

Engine Noise:                                                    75 dB take-off

                                                                            45 dB cruise

Engine – All TBO 4,000 hrs:
V8 Crate; 6.2 Liters, Pump Gas, 430 HP, 3.9 to 5.3 Gal/hr.
V8 Custom; 6.2 Liters, Pump Gas, 1,200 HP, 4 to 7 Gal/hr.
V12 Custom; 564 ci / 9.2 Liters, Pump Gas, 1000 HP, 6 to 12 Gal/hr.


Transmission:                                                      custom, water cooled
Props:                                                                   5 blade fixed; TBO 4,000 hrs


Crew:                                                                    2 / 1 for private usage

Passengers:                                                          max. 12


Estimated:
Weight take-off:                                                     8,800 LB (4,000 kg)
Empty weight:                                                        5,720 LB (2,600 kg)

Airspeeds:
Take-off:                                                                 50-60 knots (57-70 mph)
Cruise:                                                                    75-130 knots (90-150 mph)
Max Level Flight at max power:                            130-175 knots (150-200 mph)
Max:                                                                         217 knots (250 mph)


Operational Heights:

Ground effect:                                                           1’-10’ (0.3-3.3 m)
Emergency avoidance:                                             500’ (150 m)
Maximum altitude*                                                    500’ (150 m)
Take-off distance:                                                     450’ (150m)
Landing distance:                                                      700’ (250m)
Max. Wave for take-off:                                             4.1’ (1.25m)
Max. Wave for landing:                                             4.1’ (1.25m)
Max. crosswind (take-off, landing):                           90 degree 15 m/s

Fuel capacity 100 Gal US (378L)

Range - average operating heigh above water surface: 1 foot

1250 ml (2000 km) + 185 ml (300 km) reserve

* C class operation with limitations for licensed pilots under appropriate flight regulations

 

Economics

Comparing acquisition and operating costs for an Ekranoplan, Airplane and Helicopter of a similar capacity:

 

Included Avionics Package

Air:


Sea:

Power management:


Other:

  • Air Conditioning - Heat, Cool, Defrost

 

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