KAPPA 4.3 BARON

TYPE: Single-seat ultralight kitbuilt.

PROGRAMME: Promoted at Aero '03, Friedrichshafen, Germany, April 2003, when first deliveries were scheduled for August 2003; this subsequently revised, and marketing began in January 2004.

CURRENT VERSIONS: Baron II: As described.

COSTS: Kit €9,970 (2003).

DESIGN FEATURES: Simple design with constant-chord parasol wing; interchangeable tail surfaces; and circular-section fuselage. Quoted build time 250 hours.
Clark Y wing section.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual.

STRUCTURE: General structure requires only Duralumin angle bars and T6 sheets.

LANDING GEAR: Tailwheel type; fixed.

POWER PLANT: One 29.8 kW (40.0 hp) piston engine to customer's preference. Fuel capacity 40 litres (10.6 US gallons; 8.8 Imp gallons).

 

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