Cherokee II Hall   

General Details
Manufacturer: Hall
Plane Name:

Cherokee II

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: Stanley Hall
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 80
L/DMax: 23 74 kph / 36 kt / 46 mph
MinSink: 0.82 m/s / 2.7 fps / 1.59 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.
12.19 40 11.61 125 154 340 86 190 240 530 20.3 4.23 0 0
Aspect ratio: 12.8
Airfoil: Go 549
Structure: wood/fabric; 2-spar wing.

The Cherokee II was introduced in 1956 specifically for amateur construction from plans. The entire airframe is covered in fabric. Upper surface spoilers control the glidepath, and the landing gear is fixed. Many examples vary in detail. The design was further developed by several builders including the Cherokee RM by Terry Miller and John Ree with a 13.4 m. / 44 ft. span wing with NACA 64(3)-618 airfoil which increased L/D max. to about 28, and the 15 m. Leonard Annebula which has Prue type trailling edge airbrakes and a claimed L/D max. of 31. A Cherokee RM belongs to the National Soaring Museum.


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