H5

(LSA Compliant)

Introduction to the H5

Our intention was to build the UC's good qualities into a "roomier" airframe to accommodate someone over 200# and/or 6 ft. tall. It is intended for 65-85 hp with most being built for a VW conversion engine. Tri-gear or conventional, The H5 is an excellent handling Homebuilt. Great ground handling, excellent visibility, and very efficient.


H5 Features and Specs

Features

  • Experimental class
  • Economical sport pilot aircraft
  • 9-21 gallon fuel capacity 
  • Designed around the 4 cylinder Hummel Engine
  • Excellent performance with 60-85hp engine
  • Tinted canopy hinges to the side
  • Canopy and heater for year round flying
  • The H5 is intended for the Sport Pilot category with                  economical, reliable, four stroke power and estimated cruise of 110-120 mph
  • Wide 6.5 ft. landing gear track for improved ground  handling
  • Detachable wings for easy storage
  • Very comfortable for long flights
  • Full size parts shown on plans
  • Very docile, easy to fly
  • Shock gear
  • Tri-gear or taildragger (conventional)

Primary objectives

  • Totally redrawn plans with much more detail
  • More pilot room (taller and longer)
  • More fuel capacity
  • 4 cylinder reliability
  • More foot room for rudder controls
  • Larger instrument panel
  • Build from plans or kit

It's about time but...
An H5 kit assembly video is in production. Availability expected Fall 2014. This will be a "part by part" assembly DVD that will be a great help to the plans builder as well as the kit builder. 

Specs

 Description
 Metric
Standard
Airfoil
  
GA30-618
HP (range)
  60-85
60-85
Wing Span
 7.16 m
23.5 ft
Wing Area  
9.3  m²
101 ft²
Wing Loading  
3.8 kg/m² 
8.4 lbs/ft²
Length  
5.2 m 
17 ft
Empty Weight
209 kg 
460 lbs
 
386 kg 
850 lbs
VNE Speed
242 km/h 
150 mph
Cruise
 161-185 km/h
100-115 mph
Stall
 74 km/h
46 mph
Take Off Distance
 152 m
500 ft  
Take Off Over 50' Obstacle
 
 
Rate of Climb
244-365 m/min 
800-1200 ft/min
Landing Distance
 244 m
800 ft
Fuel Capacity
 30-75 L
8-20 gal
Fuel Consumption
 11.3-15 L/hr
3-4 gal/hr
"G" Rating
 4
4

Note- Specs are with 200# pilot and 85 hp Hummel Engine operating  on grass

No spins/ No Aerobatics