SNS-2 SORREL GUPPY PLANS AND INFORMATION SET FOR HOMEBUILD AIRCRAFT

Description

The Sorrell SNS-2 Guppy is an American single-seat, negative stagger, cabin biplane designed for amateur construction that was produced in kit form by the Sorrell Aircraft Company of Tenino, Washington.

The SNS-2 Guppy is a wooden-built negative-stagger biplane with a fixed conventional landing gear with a tailwheel. Designed to use engines up to 36 hp (27 kW) the kit came with a 32 hp (24 kW) Rotax 377 engine.

General characteristics

Crew: one

Length: 15 ft 3 in (4.65 m)

Wingspan: 21 ft 3 in (6.48 m)

Height: 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)

Wing area: 129 sq ft (12.0 m2)

Empty weight: 350 lb (159 kg)

Max takeoff weight: 600 lb (272 kg)

Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 377 piston aircraft engine, 32 hp (24 kW)

Performance

Maximum speed: 80 mph (129 km/h; 70 kn)

Cruise speed: 70 mph (113 km/h; 61 kn)

Stall speed: 30 mph (48 km/h; 26 kn)

Range: 210 mi (182 nmi; 338 km)

Service ceiling: 10,200 ft (3,100 m)

g limits: +4

Rate of climb: 300 ft/min (1.5 m/s)