Monocoupe 90. Specifications. A photo.
Monocoupe 90. Specifications. A photo.

Monocoupe 90. Specifications. A photo.


Monocoupe 90 - lightweight double American monoplane developed in 1927, the company «Mono Aircraft Company».


Photo Monocoupe 90


The aircraft model Monocoupe 90 were developed by American aeronautical engineer in the first half 20-ies of the last century. This aircraft is at its core is the first aircraft in the United States, which has undergone not only technical excellence, but also has its own spectacular design, which led to large enough to popularize the aircraft.

Aircraft Monocoupe 90 has a multi-purpose, in particular, the aircraft can be used in a civilian vehicle used for transporting passengers and small loads, as a private aircraft as a military patrol aircraft and as a sports agent.


Monocoupe 90 photo


Despite the fact that the design of the Monocoupe 90 aircraft is made in a high-wing configuration, the Monocoupe 90 aircraft is highly reliable, which is one of the reasons why the project was able to be used as a sports aircraft.

The aircraft model Monocoupe 90 underwent its first test trials in April 1927 years and due to the fact that all the necessary tests have been successfully completed and the project was considered a success, already in the same year the aircraft was able to enroll in full-scale production, which was over fairly a long period of time - for the whole issue of the American aircraft manufacturers have been built more than 1020 copies of the aircraft.

In the cockpit of the aircraft model Monocoupe 90 can accommodate up to two people, including one pilot and one passenger, while here there is enough space to carry additional cargo, the only condition which is to comply with the cabin size and not exceed the maximum take-off weight monoplane, which is 730 kg.


Aircraft Monocoupe 90


Monoplane Monocoupe 90 equipped with a piston aircraft engine brand Warner Scarab, which has a thrust of 90 hp, allowing the aircraft and all necessary lifting force and relatively high speed of flight, which is 215 km, depending on the modification and use of the power plant \ h. Maximum range of flight of the aircraft is limited in distance 725 kilometers.

Aircraft manufacturers of the company «Mono Aircraft Company» to issue 8 different versions of the aircraft:

  • Monocoupe 70-V - Prototype aircraft equipped with less powerful power plant;
  • Monocoupe 90 - The basic production version of the aircraft;
  • Monocoupe 90A - An improved version of the aircraft;
  • Monocoupe 90-AF - A modernized version of the aircraft with a number of minor technical improvements;
  • Monocoupe 90-AL - an improved version of the aircraft equipped with engine brand Avco Lycoming;
  • Monocoupe 90-J - A modified version of the aircraft;
  • Monocoupe 110 - A modernized version, equipped with a more powerful force ustanvokoy;
  • Monocoupe 125 - Modification of an engine equipped brand Kinner B-5 (125 hp).


Specifications Monocoupe 90.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,35 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 9,76 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,1 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 440 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 240 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 680 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 170 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 190 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 870 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 4600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Power plant: Lambert R-266 (depending on version);
  • Power: 90 hp (Depending on version).


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