Legend Legend. Specifications. A photo.
Legend Legend. Specifications. A photo.

Legend Legend. Specifications. A photo.

Legend Legend - US light sport aircraft developed jointly by «Legend Aircraft» and «Perfect Aircraft» Companies in 1996 year.

Legend Legend photo

Light sport aircraft Legend Legend was developed by US aircraft manufacturers exclusively for the US market, at the same time, aircraft designers, not only simplified the very aircraft, but also to maximize its aircraft performance quality, which is why in addition to high speed, the plane of the model has also quite good maneuverability that is important for sports aircraft.

The fuselage of the aircraft Legend Legend is made of lightweight polymer materials (carbon fiber and its components), ensuring the aircraft is not only less weight, which contributes to the increased speed of flight, but also, in turn, gives the aircraft increased strength, providing and adequate reliability in the operation of the aircraft .

Photo Legend Legend

Due to its compact size, only two people can board the aircraft, however, in civil aviation, the aircraft has been used as a private aircraft, as a training aircraft, and of course as a sports airplane. For cargo transportation, the Legend Legend is not adapted, however, initially it was not planned by American aircraft builders. In addition, it is necessary to clarify the fact that due to its high speed, the aircraft was actively used in the military aviation sphere, however, here it was mainly used as a sport aircraft.

The basic version of the aircraft Legend Legend is equipped with a piston aircraft engine Chevrolet V-8 allowing you to develop traction in the 575 hp, however, later versions of the aircraft have only a turboprop power plant, developing traction from 725 hp to 1100 hp that, respectively, affects the maximum airspeed, which is in some versions of the order of 600 km / h. The maximum flight range of this aircraft is also quite acceptable, amounting to about 1520 kilometers.

Aircraft Legend Legend

During the production of Legend Legend model aircraft, American aircraft manufacturers was established 5 major modifications of the aircraft:

  • Legend Legend - Basic production version, equipped with a piston aircraft engine;
  • Turbine Legend - A modified version equipped with turboprop power plant with a capacity of 725 hp .;
  • Legend JC 100 - Modification 2000-year;
  • Turbine Legend Garret Edition - A modified version built by the company “Innovation Wings Inc.” equipped with a Garrett TPE331-10 turboprop engine with 1100 HP power;
  • Turbine Legend venom - The military version of the aircraft, structurally and technically augmented in accordance with the US Air Force orders.

Specifications Legend Legend.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 7,84 m .;
  • Wingspan: 8,69 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,86 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 930 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 566 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1496 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 535 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 575 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1520 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 10670 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: turboprop (depending on version);
  • Powerplant: Walter M601 (depending on version);
  • Power: 725 hp (Depending on version).

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