Cri Cri - World's Smallest Twin Engine Aircraft
The Colomban Cri-Cri ('cricket') is the smallest twin-engined manned
aircraft in the world, designed in the early 1970s by French aeronautical
engineer Michel Colomban. At only 4.9 m (16.1 ft) wingspan and 3.9 m (12.8
ft) length, it is a single-seater.
There are approximately 30 Cri-cri aircraft in airworthy condition in the
U.S. and over 100 around the world as of 2003.
This clip is from our official Classic Fighters 2005 DVD.
Volksplane Taking off, flying, landing in Comfort TX 3/20/09.
Volksplane Taking off, flying and landing in Comfort TX 3/20/09. It has a
2180 cc vw with 1.6x1 redrive turning a 72in three blade ground adjustable
IVO prop. Takeoff run at 1600 foot elevation is 500ft, climb at 950-1000
fpm and cruise at 100mph at 3000rpms. Top speed is redline of 120mph.
Verhees Delta, a FAST, tiny homebuilt airplane
It is small, only 50 HP but ...has cruise speed of 220 km/h. Its single
retracting wheel gives the idea it is tricky on the ground, but it is not.
Also stable in the air.
Uses 13 liters/h at cruise speed. Has tank of 50 liters. So ...ideal to
Flying the TYRO recreational (ultralight) aircraft
Wing mounted camera views of the Australian designed home built TYRO
recreational (ultralight) aircraft. Recorded with a HD camera featuring a
170 degree wide angle lens for spectacular views of the pilot, aircraft and
400 HP Corvette V8 Engine in a Cessna 172 - experimental
Quiet Aviation has put the convenience, power and reliability of Detroit's
best engineering into a complete package that can be installed in a variety
of experimental aircraft. Visit www.quietaviation.com to learn more about
this unique and groundbreaking aviation technology.