Rutan 40 Defiant

Type: Experimental
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Reg Number: LN-DDD
The Rutan Defiant is an in-line twin experimental aircraft with canard configuration designed by Burt Rutan. It has four seats and is a roomy and comfortable sports- and travel plane. It is mainly constructed from fiber glass. Full dual controls with a side stick on each side. Auto pilot integrated with Dynon EFIS. Same builder/owner from 1993 to present. LN-DDD was built in Norway by myself and my project partners during the period 1993 to 2000. First flight was September 16th 2000. It has been in regular use ever since. Typical cruise speed: 160 Kts. Typical fuel consumption at cruise: 65 Litres/hour Fuel: 100 LL. Fuel capacity: 400 litres. Endurance 6 hours The nose gear is retractable (mechanical), while the main gear is fixed
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Engines: 2 x 200 HP Lycoming HIO-360 with fixed pitch wooden propellers. Airframe time 715 hours, 1225 landings Front engine 715 hours since overhaul Rear engine 604 hours since overhaul
EFIS: Dynon SV-D1000 on pilot side, Dynon SV-D700 on co-pilot side. Autopilot with altitude hold coupled to the Dynon’s moving map. Radio: Bendix/ King KY 97A TSO Transponder: King KT 70 Mode S ELT: Kannad 406 AF-Compact
$65 000
Incl Taxes & Checkup
Condition Used
Year 2000
Type Experimental
Aerodrome ENZV Stavanger
Country Norway