My little airplane

My material pride and joy ->

A few stats:

  • 1978 Grumman Tiger AA5B
  • 4 seats
  • 4 cylinder, 180 HP engine
  • Cruise Speed 150MPH
  • Fixed prop, fixed gear (means that it’s less expensive to insure!)
  • Fully IFR equipped
  • Length 22ft
  • Wingspan 31ft 6in
  • Empty weight 1500lbs
  • Max takeoff weight 2400lbs
  • Fuel capacity 51gals
  • Fuel burn 10.5 gallons per hour
  • Range 780 miles (if you like running it all the way to empty! I usually plan for 500 miles)
  • Ceiling 14,000 feet (I proved it)
  • Rate of climb 850ft/min (on a good cold day)
  • Stall speed 53kts (around 60MPH)

~ by Greg on October 31, 2007.

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