UHP-1 Prue   


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General Details
Manufacturer: Prue
Plane Name:

UHP-1

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: Irving Prue
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 2
   
Performance:
L/DMax: 40 96 kph / 52 kt / 60 mph
   
MinSink: 0.49 m/s / 1.6 fps / 0.94 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.
17.37 57 10.59 114 229 505 174 384 403 889 38.05 7.8 0 0
Aspect ratio: 28.5
Airfoil: NACA 63(3)-618
Structure: all metal
Engine:

Comment:
The UHP-1 first flew in 1967 featuring a fixed wheel and skid, spoilers and drag chute and a T- tail with fixed stabilizers and movable rudder and elevator. Fabric covered the wing aft of the spar. A second example was built with an all- metal wing whose specifications and performance are given here(the first ship was more than 100 lbs. Lighter). It is flapped, has retractable gear and gear doors, carries water and has a fully trimmable stabilizer.


           

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