Festival R40S

by Aerostar
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Festival R40S - Photo #1

Text and photo from: www.lightsportflying.com

The Festival, manufactured by SC Aerostar S.A. of Romania, (of YAK-52 fame) is a ready-to-fly, FAA certified, Special Light Sport Aircraft, and has been designed with one idea in mind: To create an affordable airplane which is safe, simple, and easy to inspect, maintain and operate.

Specifications

Empty weight:
855 lbs (388 kg)
MTOW:
1320 lbs (599 kg)
Stall speed:
36 kts (41 mph) (67 kph)
Cruise speed:
101 kts (116 mph) (187 kph)
VNE:
130 kts (150 mph) (241 kph)
Climb:
770 ft/min (3.9 m/s)
Glide ratio:
12
Take-off distance:
1246 ft (380 m)
Landing distance:
951 ft (290 m)
Engine:
Rotax 912

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