The same basic mid-wing airframe as the 1100R, but has a curved turtledeck and cowl, and a 2-cylinder 2-cycle engine. Open cockpit. Experimental Amateur-Built category. Available as plans-only, sub-kits and complete standard kit.
The name mini-MAX says it all. A Minimum-cost aircraft, requiring a Minimum of building space, time or skill. A Maximum high of pure pleasure and performance.
Wood was chosen as the basic building material. It is easy to work with, dependable in its strength characteristics, and is not bothered by the vibrations associated with 2-cycle engines.
Construction techniques are of the old-fashioned, tried and true wood truss and plywood gusset method. It is very simple, and builds quickly.
If you have ever built a balsa-wood model airplane, you have the experience required to build this full-scale model! While construction time will vary from builder to builder, approximately 300 hours is the average.
1500R SPORT Features:
Experimental Amateur-Built category Mid wing Open cockpit Truss landing gear standard Easily removable wings 6 gallon wing tank (optional 2nd wing tank) Designed for 40HP 2-cylinder engines Exposed cylinder heads or fully-cowled Outstanding short field performance
Build time 300-350 hours