T-Bird Parker   

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General Details
Manufacturer: Parker
Plane Name:


Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: Ray Parker
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 1
L/DMax: 34
MinSink: 0.61 m/s / 2.0 fps / 1.18 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.
15.45 50.7 11.15 120 247 545 82 180 329 725 29.51 6.04 0 0
Aspect ratio: 21
Airfoil: Wortmann FX 05-191
Structure: all wood, fiberglass covered

The T-Bird first flew in 1962 and placed 8th in the Nationals that year flown by its designer/ builder. It was acquired by the Santa Maria (CA) Museum of Flight


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