How Much Is a Long-EZ?


How Much Is a Long-EZ?


Description PN Price
LONG-EZ HANDLE 01-00770 $18.40
LONG-EZ HANDLE 01-00771 $11.30
LONG -E-Z LEFT CONTROL ARM 01-00780 $35.75
LONG -E-Z RIGHT CONTROL ARM 01-00781 $35.75

How Fast Is a Long-EZ?

185 mph
Rutan Long-EZ/Top speed

Is the Long-EZ aerobatic?

Kyle’s new plane, the Long EZ, is the perfect combination of comfort and style. Though not capable of aggressive aerobatics the Long EZ makes up for it with its unique look in the delta wing canard design. This small tandem seating airplane has an impressive range of 1000nm and cruising at speeds of 160 knots.

Who makes the Long-EZ?

Scaled Composites
Rutan Long-EZ/Manufacturers

How far can a Long-EZ fly?

The aircraft is designed for fuel-efficient long-range flight, with a range of just over 2,000 miles (3,200 km). It can fly for over ten hours and up to 1,600 miles (2,600 km) on 52 gallons (200 liters) of fuel. Equipped with a rear-seat fuel tank, a Long-EZ has flown for 4,800 miles (7,700 kilometers).

Who built John Denver Long-EZ?

Elbert “Burt” Rutan
Denver’s aircraft, a home-built Long-EZ, was designed by Elbert “Burt” Rutan, famed in aviation circles for his innovative, lightweight aircraft. Rutan began selling the plans for the plane in 1979. About 2,000 have been built, many by their owners.

What is the most fuel-efficient small plane?

Celera 500L
Otto Aviation says on its website that 31 successful test flights have so far been performed, with aerodynamic efficiency proven in 2019, bolstering its declaration that “the Celera 500L is the most fuel-efficient, commercially viable aircraft in existence.”

How many Long-EZ were built?

There were ~700 Long-EZs are FAA registered in the United States in 2005 which had grown to 833 in 2021. In January 1985, it was announced that plans for a new canard were being offered, to eliminate “rain trim change” that had been experienced by Long-EZ pilots.

What is the most fuel efficient small plane?

How many Long EZ were built?

Does a heavier plane use more fuel?

While airlines may set the fares and fees for air travel, the decisions made by passengers also come with costs. Every item on board makes a plane heavier, which burns more fuel.

When did the Rutan Model 61 Long EZ come out?

The Rutan Model 61 Long-EZ is a homebuilt aircraft with a canard layout designed by Burt Rutan’s Rutan Aircraft Factory. It is derived from the VariEze, which was first offered to homebuilders in 1976.

What kind of engine does a Rutan Long EZ have?

The Long-EZ was a clean-sheet scaled-up redesign of the VariEze predecessor, allowing for the use of readily available Lycoming aircraft engines in lieu of the Volkswagen-derived engines or hard-to-find small Continentals for which the VariEze was designed.

What kind of airfoil does Rutan Long use?

The new canard was designed with the Roncz R1145MS airfoil, which produces considerably more lift than the original GU25-5 (11)8 airfoil. This enabled the new canard to be designed with less span, reducing wetted area and thus drag.

When did Dick Rutan fly around the world?

In 1997, Dick Rutan and Mike Melvill flew two Rutan Long-EZ aircraft that they had built, side-by-side around the world. This “around the world in 80 nights” flight was called The Spirit of EAA Friendship World Tour, and some legs of it lasted for over 14 hours.