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Advanced Aeromarine “Carrera”
Two-seat Ultralight Homebuilt Monoplane


Archive Photos ¹


Advanced Aviation Carrera (N77DK) ultralight flyby at the 2008 Camarillo Air Show (photo by John Shupek)

Overview ²


  • Advanced Aeromarine Carrera
  • Role: Homebuilt ultralight aircraft
  • First flight: 1990s

The Carrera is a two-seat ultralight aircraft marketed for home building. Designed by Advanced Aeromarine, it has also been marketed by Advanced Aviation and Arnet Pereyra Inc. It is a high-wing taildragger aircraft of pusher configuration with side-by-side seating. It is of fabric-covered tubular construction.

Specifications (Carrera 180) ²


General Characteristics
  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 2
  • Length: 22 ft 2 in (6.76 m)
  • Wingspan: 31 ft 3 in (9.52 m)
  • Height: 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
  • Wing area: 152 ft² (14.12 m²)
  • Empty weight: 410 lb (186 kg)
  • Gross weight: 950 lb (431 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 582, 65 hp (48.5 kW)
Performance
  • Maximum speed: 75 mph (121 km/h)
  • Cruise speed: 63 mph (101 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 31 mph (50 km/h)
  • Service ceiling: 12,000 ft (3,658 m)
  • Rate of climb: 650 ft/min (3 m/s)

References


  1. Photos: John Shupek, Copyright © 2008 Skytamer Images. All Rights Reserved
  2. History specifications and performance data: Wikipedia Advanced Aeromarine Carrera

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