Chinook WT II ultralight, Birdman Chinook WT II single seat ultra lite aircraft, Ultralight News newsmagazine.

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Chinook WT II ultralight, ultra lite aircraft, amateur built, experimental, homebuilt aircraft.

The Birdman Enterprises Chinook WT 11 is a single seat ultralight, with an  enclosed cockpit, in a pusher configuration. It uses bolt and rivet together aluminum tube construction covered in  dacron sailcloth.

The Chinook WT II is a tail dragger. The Chinook WT II is a pusher, the control system uses a center mounted stick with a left hand throttle. It has a wing warping system rather than ailerons for roll control. It has a steerable tail wheel and features a bungee cord suspension system on the main wheels.

Power on the original design was a Rotax 277 with a belt drive, later models were supplied with the 377/447 Rotax engines using a 2.58 to 1 reduction drive.

According to industry sources there were about 700 of the single place Chinook WT 11 aircraft built.

Empty Weight: 230 lbs.
Gross Weight: 525 lbs.
Wing Span: 35 ft.
Wing Area: 140 sq.ft
Engine: Rotax 277
Cruise Speed: 45 .mph
Stall Speed: 20 .mph
VNE: 65 .mph
Construction: Aluminum tube, bolt, rivet, dacron sail cloth
Building time: 300 hrs.
Original Manufacturer
Birdman Enterprises

Chinook WT II ultralight, Birdman Chinook WT II single seat ultra lite aircraft, Ultralight News newsmagazine.

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