BD-5B

by BD Micro Technologies
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BD-5B - Photo #1

The BD-5 is a high performance single-place, low-wing, pusher-configuration sport plane. Design features include all-metal construction, mechanical retractable landing gear among the industry finest, detachable wings,and wrist action side stick control as in modern day fighter aircraft. Originally developed in the early 1970s the aircraft was designed to day VFR requirements for use in sport and recreational flying, including limited aerobatic capability.

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Specifications

Empty weight:
460 lbs (209 kg)
MTOW:
830 lbs (376 kg)
Stall speed:
51 kts (59 mph) (94 kph)
Cruise speed:
156 kts (180 mph) (289 kph)
VNE:
174 kts (200 mph) (322 kph)
Climb:
1900 ft/min (9.7 m/s)
Take-off distance:
750 ft (229 m)
Landing distance:
700 ft (213 m)
Engine:
Hirth 2706E - 68 hp

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