Pietenpol Air Camper

by Pietenpol
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Pietenpol Air Camper - Photo #1

A quote from Bernard H. Pietenpol - Cherry Grove, Minnesota - 1928

"PIETENPOL AIR CAMPER . . The Original Model A Powered Light Plane - Designed to get the best possible performance from a Model A motor, to be easy to fly, and to get the most flying hours for the money invested."

The Pietenpol Air Camper continues to be a successful design for the same reasons homebuilders were so fascinated by the design 85 years ago. It still has graceful styling, predictable flying qualities, and easy construction.

"Bernard Pietenpol never lost sight of the cost of flying and showed his true genius in keeping the construction cost down - and within reach of the common man."

Source: pressenter.com/~apietenp/

Note: Landing and take-off distance not over 50fr obstacle.

Specifications

Empty weight:
610 lbs (277 kg)
MTOW:
995 lbs (451 kg)
Stall speed:
40 kts (46 mph) (74 kph)
Cruise speed:
70 kts (81 mph) (130 kph)
VNE:
90 kts (104 mph) (167 kph)
Climb:
500 ft/min (2.5 m/s)
Take-off distance:
150 ft (46 m)
Landing distance:
250 ft (76 m)
Engine:
Ford A, 65-85 Continental, Subaru, Jabaru, other

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Pietenpol Air Camper - Photo #2
Pietenpol Air Camper - Photo #3

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