Fleet Canuck. Specifications. A photo.
Fleet Canuck. Specifications. A photo.

Fleet Canuck. Specifications. A photo.


Fleet Canuck - Canadian lightweight single-engine aircraft, manufactured by «Fleet Aircraft» to 1946 years.

Small-engine aircraft models Fleet Canuck was developed by Canadian aircraft manufacturers to operate in a very extreme cold conditions, at the same time to create an airplane, aircraft engineer did not pursue any goal - originally the double aircraft intended for private use, which in its essence and enable release of the aircraft up to the present day.


Photo Fleet Canuck


Fleet Canuck flew its first flight at 1945 a year, and after a number of technical improvements that Canadian specialists had been working on for several months, the model went into mass production, where it stayed until 1958. Nevertheless, in the middle of the 90-ies of the last century, the production of the aircraft was restored, however, the interest in it fell quite enough - for 20 years only 27 aircraft were built, while the production of this model is currently being handled by other aircraft manufacturers Companies, mainly, leading the production of sets for self-assembly, which in turn reduces the total cost of this aircraft.


Fleet Canuck photos


If necessary, the chassis Fleet Canuck aircraft may be replaced by the most suitable - complete with aircraft Canadian aircraft manufacturers provide ski chassis, chassis for ditching and normal chassis, prepared for the landing on the runway.

The cabin of the aircraft in spite of the fairly large size, can accommodate on board only two people - the pilot and one passenger, at the same time the aircraft is suitable for transporting small loads of their dimensions. The maximum distance of the route of the aircraft is only 483 kilometer, which is one of the biggest shortcomings of the current model, however, due to the low price and the ability to operate the aircraft safely at low temperatures, preference is given to the aircraft and the moment.


Cabin Fleet Canuck


The Fleet Canuck uses one Continental C-85-12J piston engine as the power plant, four working cylinders of which are capable of developing 85 hp thrust, which in turn affects the low flight speed of this aircraft, which is only 182 kmph.

Apart from the main production version, the Canadian aircraft manufacturers have implemented as a single issue and modifications differ only more powerful propulsion system and the possibility of placing on board up to three people. However, due to lack of expediency of further modification of the release Fleet 81, commercialized version as directed and was not.


Specifications Fleet Canuck.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 6,81 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 10,36 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,16 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 389 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 282 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 671 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 165 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 182 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 483 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3660 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental C-85-12J (depending on version);
  • Power: 85 hp (Depending on version).


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