Hummer

by Maxair
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Hummer - Photo #1

The Maxair Hummer aircraft is a single seat, high wing, wire braced, taildragger. The stock single cylinder Zenoah 22hp has been upgraded to a 28hp rotax 277.

The Hummer uses bolt and rivet together aluminum construction with everything coming off it's main 5OD boom tube. It The double surfaced wings and tail section are covered in dacron sailcloth.

The Hummer is a two axis control aircraft using an V tail with ruddervators. All of the controls for elevator, and rudder are operated from the stick through a very unique mixer. With its 34ft wing spand the Characteristics of flight could be described as slugish and slow to respond

Specifications

Stall speed:
22 kts (25 mph) (41 kph)
Cruise speed:
42 kts (48 mph) (78 kph)
VNE:
55 kts (63 mph) (102 kph)
Climb:
400 ft/min (2 m/s)
Glide ratio:
8
Take-off distance:
400 ft (122 m)
Landing distance:
100 ft (30 m)
Engine:
Rotax 277
Fuel consumption:
1.5 GPH (3.8 LPH)