HP-10 Airmate HP Aircraft, LLC   

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General Details
Manufacturer: HP Aircraft, LLC
Plane Name:

HP-10 Airmate

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: R. E. Schreder, modified by Steve du Pont
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 9
L/DMax: 35 97 kph / 52 kt / 60 mph
MinSink: 0.67 m/s / 2.2 fps / 1.30 kt


Span Area Empty Weight Payload Gross Weight Wing Load Water Ballast
m ft sq.m sq.ft kg lb. kg lb. kg lb. kg
kg lb.
14.63 0 10.59 0 243 525 111 245 354 780 33.43 6.75 0 0
Aspect ratio: 20.2
Airfoil: NACA 65 (3)-618 mod.
Structure: all-metal

The V-tail HP-10 was flown by designer Schreder in the 1961 U.S. Nationals, winning the Stroukoff Trophy for a 57 kph/ 31 kt/ 35.5 mph 229 km/ 142 miles Goal & Return flight. Helisoar bought the production. Some ships were modified with fiberglass Hoerner wingtips mada available by Helisoar. One belongs to the National Soaring Museum.


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