Ligeti Stratos Reviews

Aircraft Specifications - Second Generation Production

Posted 10.18.2012 in Reviews by Christopher

With just a 24hp engine, the 414 gross weight Stratos can take off and land in under 300 ft. The shrouded prop reduces power loss by minimizing tip vortices. The aircraft has phenominal gliding characteristics, with a reported 20:1 glide ratio. Max. speed is 180 km/h (124 mph). Stall speed is 58 km/h (36 mph)

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Aircraft Description - First Generation Prototype

Posted 09.06.2012 in Reviews by Christopher

The tailless two-wing design is sometimes classified as a canard, although it is very different from a conventional canard. It is similar to a biplane, but with a pronounced negative stagger. The forward wings sweep back at 120 degrees to join the straight rear wing, which is mounted above the fuselage and the shrouded pusher propeller. The wings are joined in a box by vertical surfaces which contain split rudders.

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