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SONERAI I from Aircraft Spruce Canada

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Sonerai series aircraft are mid and low winged sport aircraft. The Sonerai I was designed by John Monnett. It was designed to meet all Professional Race Pilots Assn. and Formula Vee Racing requirements for 1600 cc Volkswagen powered aircraft. Fuselage construction is 4130 steel tubing with a fabric covering. The aircraft has folding wings made of 2024T3 aluminum. The Sonerai has an excellent reputation for strength, speed, and agility. 6 versions of the aircraft are available including the Sonerai II, two place tandem versions and LS stretch versions.

  • Kit Price w/o Engine: ~$1,600
  • Plans Price: ~$125
  • Number of Seats: 1
  • Building Materials: N/A
  • Building Time: ~800 HRS
  • Standard Engine: VW 1600CC-2180CC
  • Horsepower: 50-60
  • Wing Span: 16.8 Ft.
  • Wing Area: 75 Sq. Ft.
  • Empty Weight: 440 Lbs.
  • Gross Weight: 700 Lbs.
  • Takeoff Distance: 600 Ft.
  • Landing Distance: 800 Ft.
  • Cruise Speed: 150 MPH
  • Top Speed: 180 MPH
  • Fuel Capacity: 11 Gal.
  • Range: 300 Miles

  • For more information on
    the Sonerai series of aircraft contact
    Great Plains Aircraft
    P.O. Box 545, Boys Town, NE. 68010.
    Phone (402) 493-6507, Fax (402) 333-7750.

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