Bearhawk Specifications

Quick-Build Kits and Sub-components
Four People, Full Fuel, 150-160 mph
High useful load

  • -1300 pounds w/180hp
  • -1100 pounds w/250 hp

Useful Performance

  • 250 hp -160 mph @75%-150 mph @62%
  • 180 hp -145 mph@ 75 %-135 mph @ 60%
  • 40 mph touchdown speed
  • 400 foot takeoff at 2,500 pounds (250 hp)
  • 650-800 mile range on standard tanks
  • 850-1000 miles with aux tanks

Utility

  • Four FAA-people, full fuel (50 gals std)
  • Cabin size of Cessna 180
  • 52 inch cargo door
  • Super wide CG envelope (12″)

Construction

  • Build time 850-1200 hours (actual builders’ times)
  • All-metal wings-90% factory riveted, solid rivets
  • Fuselage 4130 tube-painted and ready for cover

Proven Design

  • 1000+ hours on prototype
  • 140+ plus plus kits delivered
  • 100+ Bearhawks flying worldwide (both from kits and plans)
  • Performance specs verified by builders

 

Specifications:
Top Speed (Vne) 175 mph, IAS
Cruise Speed (260 hp)  150 mph (62%), TAS (varies with builder,engine,weight)
Cruise Speed (180 hp) 135-140 mph, TAS
Landing Speed 40 mph, IAS
Takeoff  Roll 200-500 ft, demonstrated (depends on engine)
Rate of Climb @ gross  1,500-1,700 fpm (varies with builder,engine, etc.)
Range  @ 65% est. 650 mi.
Range @ 50% est.   900 mi.
Empty Weight  1150-1550 pounds  (varies w /builder /engine /prop)
Gross weight 2500 pounds (2700 pounds on floats)
Useful Load 950-1350 pounds (varies w/ builder/ engine/ prop)
Fuel Capacity  50 gallons (standard) 72 gallons (optional, w/aux tanks)
Wing span  33 ft.
Wing Area 180 sq. ft.
Length 23 ft. 6 in.
Cabin Width  42 in.
Cabin Length  9 ft 8 in.  (firewall to back of back of baggage area)