The Aircraft

The aircraft being assembled is an RV-12, sold by Vans Aircraft. It is a single engine, two-seater, general aviation aircraft that meets the certification under “Light Sports Aircraft” category. The aircraft runs on a Rotax 912ULS 100 HP engine, which in turn powers a Sensenich  composite propeller.

The specifications of the aircraft are:

Exterior Dimensions
Span 26’ 9”
Length 19’ 11”
Height 8' 4"
Wing Area 127 sq. ft.
Empty Weight  740 lbs
Gross Weight  1320 lbs
Wing Loading 10.4 lbs/sq. ft.
(gross weight) 
Power Loading 13.2 lbs/hp 
(gross weight)
Engine Rotax 912ULS
Propeller  Sensenich Composite ground adjustable
Fuel Capacity 20 US gallons
Cabin Width 43”
Baggage   50 lbs