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|Sale Status||For Sale|
|Category||Single Engine Piston|
|Make/Model||Rans S-12s Airaile|
|Location||P.O. Box 3 North Webster IN 46555|
|Swap / Trade||No|
|Engine 1 / Engine 2 Overhaul||na /|
|Year Painted / Interior||1993 / 1993|
|Number of Seats||2|
Rick Owens P.O. Box 3 North Webster, IN 46555
1993. Tons more pictures and information are at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wb8KVY-1pYk. A sightseer's dream machine. From your seat forward everything is clear, even the floor. You can see what’s above you, beside you, even below you. Its all wide open! Even the instrument panel is clear. It's like being a bird but without getting all the wind in your face, Professionally built and maintained, 1 owner FAA mechanic. Perfect condition. 45 hrs TT. Transportation trailer and lots of other extras are included.
45 hours total time airframe and engine. Built by FAA certified mechanic in 1993, one owner. Long range wing tanks Folding wings with quick connectors on all fuel & vent lines for non-conventional storage (minimizes footprint for hangar sharing) Puddle jumper amphibious floats with steerable nose wheel & brake. Pneumatic gear retract and lock. Basic flight instruments Set up for VFR and night flight with dimmable overhead instrument lighting, nav strobe, and steerable landing lights. Cockpit heater. ACK emergency locator transmitter, no transponder but electrical system will easily support one if desired. Separate VHF navigation and communication antennas automatically switched by push to talk switches in control stick. Wiring harness and mount accepts a King KX-99 or similar handheld radio Built in stereo headset jacks for intercom, entertainment, and communications Input/Output jacks for external flight recorder or stereo music input Documentation includes log book, operation manual, airworthiness certificate, maintenance and storage records since new. Exemplary construction. Flawless. Was built to win best of show in competitions. Always hangared. Never seen a full day in the sun. Special factory paint job from Hays KS Highway transport trailer included New, never installed extra black floats included (to match black paint scheme) There are no FAA AD’s on file for the airframe and all known service bulletins for engine and equipment have been addressed throughout it’s lifetime by FAA mechanic. Buyer’s condition inspection expected and welcomed. Aircraft has been professionally maintained throughout its lifetime.
Engines / Mods / Prop
Powered by an electric start, oil injected, 65 horsepower Rotax 582. RK Clutch driven type C gearbox (disconnects prop on idle for water operations) Warp Drive 3 blade ground adjustable propeller. Engine monitoring instruments include Dual EGT, Water Temp, RPM. Ammeter, Air Pressure, Hobbs meter, and analog clock.
PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS PER MANUFACTURE Stall: 28mph w flaps 33mph w/o flaps Max Flap: 65mph Cruise: 70mph VNE: 100mph Take off roll 225ft Landing ground roll 130ft Service ceiling 15,000 Gross weight 1060lbs AIRCRAFT SPECIFIC SPECIFICATIONS Experimental – AB class, currently operating under phase 2 Actual Weight: Main left 336lb, Main right 337, Tail 1 Takeoff rotation at 50-55 mph, climb @ 60 mph Water liftoff 12 sec solo, 20 sec gross Typical cruise 65-70 mph