I sent this out two hours ago and never saw it come through, at least I didn't get it so I'm posting it again.
Larry Flesner _____________________________________________________________________________________ On 11/27/2017 10:19 AM, Samuel Ajayi via KRnet wrote:
You may ask, why go through all this; speed! With an O-200 in front, the KR should be able to produce better speed numbers(210-230mph) and not sacrifice much more in approach and stall speeds.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Unless you intend to go with high compression engine turning 3000+ rpm, you may find the performance less than expected. With something like the KR100 you may achieve 175 mph cruise on 5 gph. My KR is a bit heavy, 765 lb.s empty, larger frontal area then most, old RAF48 airfoil, and I flight plan on 150mph cruise, no wind, at 2450 rpm, burning about 5.2 gph. If I go full throttle, 2800 to 2850rpm, and let it get it's legs, I'll see the IAS approaching175mph and it's probably higher than that in TAS. That 200mph cruise at altitude on a turbo VW advertised since it's inception is for most builders a pipe dream. You can't change the law of physics just by calling it a KR. Realistic expectations is the best cure for disappointment. Larry Flesner _______________________________________________ Search the KRnet Archives at https://email@example.com/. Please see LIST RULES and KRnet info at http://www.krnet.org/info.html. see http://list.krnet.org/mailman/listinfo/krnet_list.krnet.org to change options. To UNsubscribe from KRnet, send a message to krnet-le...@list.krnet.org