Rans S-20 Raven. Specifications. A photo.
Rans S-20 Raven. Specifications. A photo.

Rans S-20 Raven. Specifications. A photo.


Rans S-20 Raven - American single-engine light aircraft, manufactured by «Rans Inc.» with 2013 years.


Rans S-20 Raven photo


As a basis for the design of multi-purpose aircraft Rans S-20 Raven American designers used just two of his predecessors - Rans S-6 Coyote II and Rans S-7 Courier, that traces galvnym way the overall design of the aircraft, however, the flight performance of the air very much different vessel, which in turn became one of the reasons for the high popularity of the model aircraft.

For the first time in the air, the Rans S-20 Raven aircraft rose in 2013, and in just a few months, but already at the beginning of the 2014 year, the aircraft project was put into serial production, where the aircraft is currently located. Initially, the production of the Rans S-20 Raven aircraft was carried on by American aircraft builders only as self-assembly kits, however, in view of the fact that it took about 600 hours to complete the aircraft, since 2015, this aircraft has been produced and already fully assembled, Which, nevertheless, led to an increase in prices and a slight decline in demand.


Photo Rans S-20 Raven


aircraft design Rans S-20 Raven made of aircraft-grade aluminum, however, because of the rather large wingspan, the aircraft has not a very good maneuverability, but despite this fact, yet is positioned and how easy sport aircraft, which mainly promotes high flight speed.

In Rans cockpit S-20 Raven can accommodate up to two people - a pilot and a passenger, and, in addition to taking on board the aircraft men, the aircraft can also be used for cargo transportation - maximum payload to take on board is about 263 kilos that turn apart two people can carry and about one quintal of cargo.

As the power plant in aircraft Rans S-20 Raven uses a single piston engine aircraft brand Rotax 912ULS, four operating cylinders that allow the aircraft to develop traction in 100 hp, which in turn provides maximum airspeed in 210 km \ h. that is an acceptable value. The maximum distance, which is able to overcome this aircraft is 935 kilometers, which also meets the needs of the majority of potential customers and owners.


Aircraft Rans S-20 Raven


As of mid-year 2015, the American company «Rans Inc.» 18 aircrafts of this model were built, including manufactured both as self-assembly kits, and as already fully operational copies.


Specifications Rans S-16 Shekari.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,4 m .;
  • Wingspan: 9,22 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,01 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 336 kg .;
  • Payload: 263 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 599 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 180 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 210 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 935 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 4420 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Rotax 912ULS;
  • Power: 100 hp



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