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US Light Hornet

Performance & specifications:

Stall speed:45 mph (72 kph)
Cruise speed:90 mph (145 kph)
Empty weight:475 lbs (215 kg)
Gross weight:1000 lbs (454 kg)
Climb rate:1200 fpm
Take-off run:175 feet
Landing run:150 feet
Wingspan:27.5 feet
Lenght: feet
Height:5.5 feet
Engine:65 hp
Fuel capacity:18gal.
US Light Hornet

U.S. FAA registrations

Model year No. of seats City State
20112EVERETT WA
20092SAN YSIDRO CA
20091VALRICO FL
20062SUNNYVALE CA
20062HAMDEN CT
20052DEERFIELD IL
20052OWASSO OK
20052LEONARD TX
20042CHERRYVILLE NC
20032ASHLAND KY
20032WEST PORTSMOUTH OH
20022FRANKLIN IL
20022LUCASVILLE OH
20002DUPO IL
20002BEACH CITY TX
20002COLLEYVILLE TX
19992PENSACOLA FL
19992BUTLER GA
19981JONESBOROUGH TN
19972RAMONA CA
19972EAGLE ROCK VA
19972MOSES LAKE WA
19952UNION OR
19952KENNEWICK WA
19761GREENWOOD MS
17x registration with missing year and state
Total registered: 42

Hornet accident statistics by event year

NTSB Identification Accident Number Event Date Location Injury Severity
20121029X21705CEN13LA0342012-10-28Mont Belvieu, TXFatal(2)
20100628X20449WPR10LA3172010-06-28Camp Verde, AZNon-Fatal
20091107X65649CEN10LA0412009-11-07Bonham, TXFatal(2)
20070403X00367ATL07LA0542007-03-18Talbotton, GAFatal(1)
20050627X00875NYC05LA0982005-06-12Shelby, OHFatal(1)
20031009X01687ATL04LA0012003-10-01Saint Marys, GAFatal(1)
20030701X00977SEA03LA1182003-06-26Newberg, ORFatal(1)
20020926X05218MIA02LA1712002-09-21Archdale, NCNon-Fatal
20001212X22022LAX00LA3502000-09-11CAMP VERDE, AZNon-Fatal
20001205X00357MIA99FA1081999-03-20FORT LAUDERDALE, FLFatal(1)
20001205X00357MIA99FA1081999-03-20FORT LAUDERDALE, FLFatal(1)

Comparable airplanes:

Sun Ray Model 100

EW:560 lbs (254 kg)
MTOW:875 lbs (397 kg)
Vs0:45 mph (72 kph)
Vc:85 mph (137 kph)
Sun Aerospace Sun Ray Model 100