HP-9 Airmate HP Aircraft, LLC   


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General Details
Manufacturer: HP Aircraft, LLC
Plane Name:

HP-9 Airmate

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: R. E. Schreder
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 1
   
Performance:
L/DMax: 36 100 kph / 54 kt / 62 mph
   
MinSink: 0.69 m/s / 2.26 fps / 1.34 kt
   


 

Specifications:
Span Area Empty Weight Payload Gross Weight Wing Load Water Ballast
m ft sq.m sq.ft kg lb. kg lb. kg lb. kg
/sq.m
lb.
/sq.ft
kg lb.
14.87 48.84 11.84 127.4 295 650 88 195 383 845 35.35 6.63 0 0
Aspect ratio: 18.6
Airfoil: Wortmann FX-191
Structure: all metal
Engine:

Comment:
The HP-9 was intended to fly in the Standard Class at the 1960 World Championships, but was not completed in time. It has an all-moving horizontal tail, retractable wheel, airbrakes and Fowler flaps which increase the wing area to 13.35 m./ 143.7 when extended, reducing the sink to 0.64 m/s/ 2.11 fps./ 1.25 kt. @ 76 kph/ 41 kt/ 47 mph.


           

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