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    Cricri Data
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Dimensions
Wing span:                            4.9 m                 16 ft
Length:                                 3.9 m                12.8 ft

Weight
Empty weight:                         80 - 90 kg        176 - 200 lbs
Gross weight :                        170 - 190 kg      375 -  419lbs
Designer says 70 - 75 Kg but very few builders achieve this.
Performance
Take off roll:                          200 m                600 ft
Cruise speed:                         100-115 mph      85-100 kts
Max permitted speed (VNE)     160 mph          139 kts
Stall speed: (w,w/o  flap)       45 -56mph          39 -49 kts
Rate of climb:                         5 m / sec      800-1200ft/min
Ceiling:                                 4500 m              14,800 ft
Fuel capacity:                        23 litres            6 gallons(US)
Fuel consumption:                 9 l/h (corresponds to 4.8 l/100 km)
Range:                                  400 km             280 miles

Flight Data:
Vmax                                   140 kts
Va                                       100 kts
Max with flaps                    70 kts  with flap 12  and 27 degree
Vs                                  49 clean     44 T/O config     39 full flaps
Max cross wind                  12 kts
C of G                            24 - 40 % of chord (150mm - 250mm from leading edge)

Cost of plans          approx $750 US
Cost of building     $ 20,000 - $45,000 US
Time to build         2000++ hrs   5 - 15 yrs of spare time