Lancair Legacy. Specifications. A photo.
Lancair Legacy. Specifications. A photo.

Lancair Legacy. Specifications. A photo.


Lancair Legacy - American single-engine light aircraft, developed by «Lancair» and manufactured with 2008 years.


Lancair Legacy photo


Development of the aircraft Lancair Legacy was conducted on the basis of the model Lancair 320, and, in fact, the plane was a nothing but a modernized version of the model without substantial design changes, but at higher flight performance, providing a more efficient operation of the aircraft.

The plane Lancair Legacy is a multipurpose aircraft designed primarily for civil aviation, however, the aircraft is also actively exploited, and air forces of several countries, in particular this applies to Colombia, where the plane serves as the training and patrol aircraft.


A photoLancair Legacy


Due to the compact dimensions, the Lancair Legacy aircraft has high maneuverability, however, because of this advantage, the aircraft is able to take on board only two people and can not be used for cargo transportation. After the modernization of the aircraft, its ergonomic control has improved significantly, which in turn allowed to carry out even long-distance flights in comfortable conditions, and the maximum flight distance of the aircraft is 1851 kilometer, which is very significant. Among other things, this aircraft also found its application as a sports airplane, which is facilitated by the above described good maneuverability and high flight speed.

Powerplant Lancair Legacy consists of a piston-type aircraft engine Continental IO-550-N, the six working cylinders which are capable of providing the aircraft development thrust in 310 hp The maximum speed developed by plane Lancair Legacy during flight is 500 km \ h., Which is more than acceptable.


CabinLancair Legacy


Basic production version Lancair Legacy airplane was presented in 2008 year, however, for only 7 years of production at 2015 inclusive, American aircraft manufacturers have also submitted several modified versions of the aircraft:

  • Lancair Legacy RG 550 - Improved version with retractable landing gear;
  • Lancair Legacy FG 390 - Modification equipped piston engine Lycoming IO-390 and having the fixed gear;
  • Lancair Legacy FG 550 - Modified version with fixed landing gear and mounted engine Continental IO-550;
  • Lancair Legacy Turboprop - A modified version of the aircraft, equipped with turboprop. Released only one option;
  • Lancair CIAC T-90 Calima - A special version of the aircraft designed for the Colombian Air Force.


Specifications Lancair Legacy.


  • Crew: 1 chelvoeka;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,71 m .;
  • Wingspan: 7,78 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,6 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 680 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 318 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 998 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 445 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 500 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1851 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5486 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston (depending on version);
  • Powerplant: Continental IO-550-N (depending on version);
  • Power: 310 hp (Depending on version).


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