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KR-1 Aircraft

 

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 Richard Shirley's Award Winning KR-1

 

KR-1 

The KR-1 is a single seat low wing aircraft which can be powered by a certified or auto conversion engine.  It is typically powered by smaller VW engines, up to the 2100cc.  As with all KR's, the KR-1 is equipped with removable wings, and your choice of fixed conventional, or tricycle gear.

Speed, economy and range.  Designed for the first-time builder.

  • Utilizing wood and foam/fiberglass construction
  • No hot-wiring required  

  • Pre-molded parts greatly speed construction time (approximately 800 hours)

  • A well-proven design for over 30 years!

 

KR-1 Specifications

Dimensions:

 

Length

12' 9"

Wing Span

17' 0"

Total Wing Area

62 sq ft

   

Weight:

 

Empty weight

375 lbs

Gross weight

750 lbs

Useful load

375 lbs

Baggage capacity

20 lbs max

 

 

 

KR-1 Performance

Ground Performance:

Take off distance

350 ft

Landing distance

900 ft

 

Speeds:

Maximum Speed

200 mph

Cruise Speed

180 mph

Stall Speed

52 mph

 

Climb/Ceiling:

Rate of Climb (light)

1200 fpm

Rate of Climb (gross)

800 fpm

Service ceiling

15,000 ft

 

Fuel/Range:

Fuel capacity

8-30 gal

Fuel consumption

3.8 gph (typical)

Range

1400 miles

     

              

 

* Performance specifications are typical utilizing a VW 1834cc engine.

 

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