The Rutan Quickie is single-engine homebuilt propeller aircraft designed by Quickie Aircraft Corporation.
History[edit | edit source]
Design work on the Quickie began in 1977. It was introduced to the public in April, 1978, and production of the aircraft started in June, 1978. Over 3,000 examples have been built. The Quickie has two main variants; a single-seat version, and a two seater version named the Q2. While the kit for the aircraft is no longer produced, many are still flown today.
Specifications[edit | edit source]
- Powerplant: one Revmaster 2100-DQ engine
- Maximum speed: 180 mph
- Range: 550 miles
- Crew: 1
- Capacity: 1 additional passenger
- Empty weight: 490 pounds
- Length: 19 feet 10 inches
- Wingspan: 16 feet 8 inches
- Height: 4 feet 5 inches