GY 20

by Minicab
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The Minicab was designed by Yves Gardan in 1949. Produced in limited numbers between 1952 and 1958. the design was acquired by A.W. Ord-Hume in Britain, who anglicised the plans. Adjusted them for home builders, the aircraft has subesequently proved extremely popular. The aircraft is marketed in North America as the Hawk BM.4 by Miranda Aircraft of Canada.

Specifications

Empty weight:
595 lbs (270 kg)
MTOW:
1069 lbs (485 kg)
Stall speed:
38 kts (44 mph) (70 kph)
Cruise speed:
97 kts (112 mph) (180 kph)
VNE:
107 kts (123 mph) (198 kph)
Climb:
591 ft/min (3 m/s)
Take-off distance:
1148 ft (350 m)
Landing distance:
1083 ft (330 m)
Engine:
Continental A65