Barrows Bearhawk. Specifications. A photo.
Barrows Bearhawk. Specifications. A photo.

Barrows Bearhawk. Specifications. A photo.


Barrows Bearhawk is an American small-engine multi-purpose aircraft, manufactured from mid-90-ies of the last century to the present.


Photo Barrows Bearhawk


Work on the design and development of the aircraft began in Barrows Bearhawk 90-ies of the last century, at the same time, the aircraft is put into service was to be a competitor of the known aircraft manufacturers in the world, as the Beechcraft, Cessna, Pilatus and Piper. The focus on the American aircraft manufacturers have done a low price, which was several times lower than that of other aircraft companies, however, one of the exceptions in this case was that the plane was designed for self-assembly, which is required to implement at least 600 hours.

Big popularity planes Barrows Bearhawk its creators and developers have not brought, but orders for the production of kits for assembly continue to be, which in turn allows you to continue to produce these aircraft.


Barrows Bearhawk photo


Unlike most other models of light-planes, Barrows Bearhawk though a version for self-assembly, the model is designed to be carried on its board of four people (including one pilot), while most other companies offer models of double that seriously reduces the demand in this type of aircraft.

The Barrows Bearhawk aircraft is equipped with a power plant in the form of a Lycoming O-540 six-cylinder piston aircraft engine capable of developing a power of 250 hp, which in turn allows carrying four people on board (or a similar amount by weight) at a maximum flight speed of 265 km / h, at distances up to 1000 kilometers. Despite the rather powerful power plant, the maintenance of the aircraft engine of the Barrows Bearhawk was a very expensive undertaking, which is why, according to experts, this model did not become so widespread.


Aircraft Barrows Bearhawk


Among other things, the plane Barrows Bearhawk is also suitable for transporting goods - a large salon of the aircraft is designed to carry up to the adoption of 590 kg. the payload (including the weight of the pilot and passengers). As a rule, the transported cargo should have a compact size, and because the operation of the aircraft is suitable for this purpose is not often.

Since the start of production, according to mid-year 2012, 78 was built aircrafts Barrows Bearhawk, including also a modified version of Barrows Patrol, later became a separate model.

On average, the year the US aircraft manufacturer produces about 2-3 aircraft Barrows Bearhawk.


Specifications Barrows Bearhawk.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,4 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 635 kg .;
  • Payload: 590 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1225 kg .;
  • Cruising flight speed: 249 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 265 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1006 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4200 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-540;
  • Power: 250 hp


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