Rans S-6 Coyote II. Specifications. A photo.
Rans S-6 Coyote II. Specifications. A photo.

Rans S-6 Coyote II. Specifications. A photo.


Rans S-6 Coyote II - American lightweight single-engine multi-purpose aircraft manufactured by «Rans Inc.» Aircraft company with 1988 years.

Development of small-engine aircraft was initiated in the year 1985, in this case, American aviarazrabotchiki took into account the main directions of development of the light aircraft market, as a consequence, created a multi-purpose aircraft, which has become very popular as in the US market, both within and outside the country.


Photo Rans S-6 Coyote II


Design Rans S-6 Coyote II aircraft was carried out by US aircraft manufacturers on the basis of previous models of light-aircraft, in particular, we are talking about Rans S-4 Coyote and Rans S-5 Coyote, appeared a little earlier, but did not have any big and important prospects.

Aircraft Rans S-6 Coyote II has a sufficiently low value, however, this is due primarily to the fact that aircraft of this model produced exclusively for self-assembly - as a rule, the time required to produce a fully serviceable model is about 650-700 hours.


Rans S-6 Coyote II photo


Among other things, the aircraft Rans S-6 Coyote II and also positioned as a sports aircraft, which mainly contributes to the high maneuverability of the aircraft, due to the compact design, and high speed flight.

On board the Rans S-6 Coyote II aircraft can accommodate up to two people - a pilot and a passenger, while in addition to private operation the aircraft can also be used as a training aircraft, which is also very acceptable, especially considering the very low cost of one set For self-assembly, which was about 2014 thousand dollars in 32. The Rans S-6 Coyote II is suitable for transporting small loads on its board, however, the maximum payload received on board should not exceed 222 kilogram (depending on the modification and the weight of the people on board).


Cabin of the aircraft Rans S-6 Coyote II


Depending on its modification, the aircraft can be equipped with piston power plants with a capacity of 50 hp or more. up to 100 hp, in particular, the basic production version of the aircraft is equipped with a piston aircraft engine Rotax 503 capable of developing 50 hp thrust, which in turn provides the aircraft with a maximum flight speed of 185 km / h.

One of the most striking deficiencies aircraft Rans S-6 Coyote II is its maximum flight distance, which, depending on the modification of the aircraft can not be more than 470 kilometers, but despite this fact, the aircraft uses a large demand for in therefore its production continues to this day.

Among the released versions of the aircraft Rans S-6 Coyote II contains the following:

  • Rans S-6 Coyote II - The basic production version;
  • Rans S-6ES Coyote II - Modification with an increased wingspan and more powerful propulsion system consisting of engine power in the Rotax 582 64 hp (Modern versions are equipped with a piston engine Rotax 912ULS capacity of 100 hp);
  • Rans S-6LS Coyote II - An improved version of the aircraft is positioned as a sports aircraft;
  • Rans S-6S Super Six - modification of 1993, equipped with a Rotax 912ULS aircraft engine.


Specifications Rans S-6 Coyote II.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,1 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,52 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,3 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 200 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 222 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 422 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 145 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 195 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 470 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 3600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Rotax 582 (depending on modification);
  • Power: 64 hp (Depending on version).


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