Velocity XL RG Specifications


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What can it do?
The Velocity family of planes are all extremely capable. Full details can be found on the Velocity web site but I've excerpted some of the specs below.
Velocity XL RG Specifications
Length Overall 20'
Height 7' 9"
Wheel Base 110"
Track Width 80"
Wingspan 31'
Canard Span 188"
Wing Area 122.5 sq.ft.
Canard Area 22.8 sq.ft.
Total Wing Area 145 sq.ft.
Empty Weight 1640 lbs.
Gross Weight 2700 lbs.
Useful Load 1060 lbs.
Useable Fuel 70 gals. standard
(93 opt)
Wing Loading at Gross 18.09 lbs./sq.ft.
Design Load Factors +9 G's/-7 G's
Tested Airframe Load +6 G's
Cabin W/L/H 47.5" x 94" x 43.5"
Seating 2 + 2
Performance Specifications

(Lycoming IO-540, 260 HP)

Take Off Distance 1400 ft.
Rate of Climb
(@ sea level)
1300 fpm
Landing Distance 1500 ft.
Cruise 200 kts @ 8500 ft.
Max. Speed (sea level) 210 kts
Ceiling 20K +
Range at 75% (NM) 933
Minimum Speed 65 kts
Landing Speed 75 kts
N724X is slightly modified from factory plans. Changes are detailed in the pages to follow. One change includes expanding the size of the fuel tanks. By reducing the width of the strake baggage area, the fuel capacity has been increased to 82 gallons.
Comments, questions, and suggestions are welcome!
email: rich@rguerra.com.
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