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BeachBoy staggerwing ultralight and light sport aircraft plans.

The STARTECH ST-1 Prototype Beach Boy Ultralight was designed and built by Anthony Shennan in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It still exists and is the pattern aircraft for other Beach Boys built in Canada and Australia.

The Startech St-II BEACH BOY negative staggerwing ultralight can be yours for 300 hours' building time.

The beach Boy is aluminum tube and plate construction with pop rivets. Any homebuilder with average metal working skills and a small workshop can build this two seat side by side round cowling aircraft.

The Beach Boy is polyester covered, with fiberglass cowling that can be obtained from a Canadian supplier. Fiberglass cowling is available from a Canadian contractor of our acquaintance.

Plan set available postpaid worldwide with FREE, 150 PAGE FULLY ILLUSTRATED CONSTRUCTION MANUAL and FREE PLAN for FLOATPLANE VERSION of the BEACH BOY! Allow 21 days for delivery.

The Tesla Centre does not take responsibility for any aircraft not built from certified drawings signed by the Designer. A certificate of authenticity accompanies any plans sets sold.

The original Prototype flew on a 377
Rotax and the performance is as follows:
Empty wt: 410 lb
Gross wt: 650 lb
Vmax: 100 mph
cruise: 75 mph (60% power)
Stall : 22 mph
Takoff: 300 ft(no wind)
landing: 300 ft
Takeoff: 150 ft(10mph headwind)
landing: 250 ft
ROC: 500 fpm
The specs on the, Updated 2 seat
version with larger engine and 4"
removed from the height, are still

Cabin width, inches: 39
Empty weight, pounds: 450
VNE speed, mph: 110
Gross weight, pounds:900
Top speed, mph: 80
Wingspan, feet:27
Cruise speed, mph: 55
Wing area, square feet: 186
Stall speed, mph: 22.0
Overall height, feet:7.0
Range at cruise, s.m:250 miles
(5 gal tank)
Overall length, feet:18.0
Fuel capacity, U.S. gallons:10 max
Takeoff distance, feet: 200
No. of seats:2
Landing distance, feet: 300
Home of the Beach Boy Staggerwing!
The Beach Boy is the Brainchild of Tony Shennan of Australia. The original protoype has been flying since 1985 when it took to the air after being built in Canada. Plans include 40 pages of D size drawings of exceptional quality to build from, and a FREE 150 page building manual.

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BeachBoy staggerwing ultralight and light sport aircraft plans.
BeachBoy staggerwing ultralight and light sport aircraft plans.

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