Dottie S Bennett-Carter   

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General Details
Manufacturer: Bennett-Carter
Plane Name:

Dottie S

Classified as: Unclassified
Country Of Origin: U S A
Designer: George Bennet and Richard Carter
No. of Seats 1
No. Built 1
L/DMax: 24 @ 72 kph / 39 kt / 45 mph
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.
11.43 50 13.03 150 181 400 91 200 272 600 19.52 4 0 0
Aspect ratio: 16.6
Airfoil: NACA 4415
Structure: wood/ fabric 1-strut-braced wings, steel-tube/ fabric fuselage wood/ fabric tail.

The Dottie S was begun as a high school project and completed in 1957 at Mississippi State University with the help of Guy Storer of the Raspet Flight Research Center. The wings were based on the shorter ones of the Schultz-Midwest MU-1 while the horizontal tail was based on the Laister-Kaufmann LK-10A and the vertical tail was scaled down from that of a Schweizer SGS 2- 12 (TG-3A). No spoilers.


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