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search SC 01 Speed Canard Role National origin Manufacturer Designer Sports plane Germany Gyroflug Peter Krauss and Jörg Elzenbeck First flight Number built 2 December 1980 62 by 1995 . the free encyclopedia (Redirected from FFT Speed Canard) Jump to: navigation.Gyroflug Speed Canard From Wikipedia.

the Speed Canard is a canard-configured mid-wing monoplane with wingtip fins that incorporate rudders. but acting as airbrakes.81 m (5 ft 11 in) Wing area: 7. An interesting feature of the control system is that the twin rudders operate independently.325 km (823 miles) .576 lb) Powerplant: 1 × Avco Lycoming O-320-D1A. it became the first composite canard design to achieve certification anywhere in the world. cancelling each other's yaw. The two-seat tandem cockpit and canopy design were derived from Grob Twin Astir sailplane.Speed Canard The Gyroflug SC 01 Speed Canard is an unconventional sports plane produced in Germany in the 1980s and 1990s. the Speed Canard was an all-new design created without input from Rutan. Like the VariEze. but was abandoned soon thereafter. [1] Specifications[edit source | edit] General characteristics          Crew: One pilot Capacity: 1 passenger Length: 4. and the nosewheel of the tricycle undercarriage is retractable. 120 kW (160 hp) Performance   Maximum speed: 295 km/h (183 mph) Range: 1. In 1987. Construction throughout is of composite materials. allowing both rudders to be deflected outwards simultaneously. Inspired by the Rutan VariEze.77 m (25 ft 6 in) Height: 1. the development of a four-seat version was announced as the E 401. and when the design attained German certification in 1983.70 m (15 ft 5 in) Wingspan: 7. In late 1988 Gyroflug partnered with Litton Industries using Gyroflug Speed Canard as for Litton's Advanced Tactical Surveillance System.8 m2 (84 ft2) Empty weight: 440 kg (970 lb) Gross weight: 815 kg (1.

640 m (18.500 ft) . Service ceiling: 5.

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