RHJ-9 Preiss   

General Details
Manufacturer: Preiss
Plane Name:


Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: Canada
Designer: Henry Preiss/ Richard Schreder
No. of Seats 2
No. Built 0
L/DMax: 38
MinSink: 0.70 m/s / 2.3 fps / 1.36 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.
18.29 60 14.38 154.8 304 668 196 432 500 1100 34.77 6.94 0 0
Aspect ratio: 26.6
Airfoil: Wortmann 63-3-318
Structure: all metal with PVC ribs

A development of the Preiss RHJ-8 (itself a T- tailed, larger span, improved version of the RHJ- 7), the RHJ-9 is similar to its predecessors, but with a larger span wing. The wing has foam ribs bonded to the aluminum spar and skins. It first flew in 1978.


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