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Versions available: B or C model (C model has wider, longer fuselage).

Empty Weight: 580 pounds - 650 pounds (dependent upon engine installation).

Max Take Off Weight: 1200 pounds (545 kgs).

Wing Span: 32.5 feet.

Chord: 54 inch.

Wing Area: 146 sq. feet.

Length: 20 feet (including propeller and spinner).

Height (flt attitude): 6ft 10in.

Fuel Capacity: 12 imp. gallons (2 x wing tanks).

Seating Capacity: 2 (side x side).

Engine: Rotax 912 / Jabiru / Continental

HP range: 65 -100 HP.

VNE: 120 knots.

Cruise: 70 - 85 knots.

Stall: 26 - 30 knots.

Take off roll (ground roll): 200 metres.

Flaps: optional.

Baggage: 20 kgs.

Undercarraige: tailwheel (trigear optional).

Brakes: Dual centre lever (optional heel brakes).

Suspension: rebound spring.

Construction: Fuselage - welded 4130 steel tube frame fabric covered.

                         Wing - wood spar / marine ply ribs. fabric covered. 

                         Tail plane - welded 4130 steel tube frame fabric covered.

FLIGHT CHARACTERISTICS. 

The following report is given by the builder of the blue J6-B Australian Karatoo that features on our photo page:

"very mild stall - no wing drop - 3 points landings easier than wheelers - leisurely roll rate but can be whipped around with the addition of rudder, i.e., stall turn or agressive wing over".

A J6-A Karatoo built in South Africa;

"good glide ratio - smooth handling with perfect reaction - more rudder useage than ailerons - a real dream come true".

Engine - 90 hp Continental with a 2 blade wooden prop.

Take off roll - 500 metres, landing roll - 300 metres (airfield elevation 5,600 feet).

Gross weight - 1120 pounds, empty weight 580 pounds.

Top speed - 110 kts, Cruise - 80 kts, Stall - 40 kts.

Rate of climb - 500 feet / minute.

Fuel capacity - 52 ltres.

 

 
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