VP - 1


VP1 Picture


The VP-1 first appeared in Mechanix Illustrated in 1969. Since then more than 6000 sets of plans have been sold. One of the easiest to build aircraft. The VP-1 is built from wood and is fabric covered. Rugged gear design is great for sod strips. Foldable wings make for easy towing. Can be built as open or enclosed cockpit.


VP-1 SPECIFICATIONS
Span 24'
Length 18'
Engine 1600 50HP VW
Empty Weight 440 LBS
Useful Load 210 LBS
Wing Area 10 SQ. FT.
Seats 1


VP-1 PERFORMANCE
Take Off Distance n/a
Stall 40 MPH
Landing Speed 48 MPH
Cruise 75 MPH
Rate Of Climb 600 FPM


The VP-1 is available from:
Evans Aircraft Company
Box 231762
Encinitas, CA 92023


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