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Hummel Aviation Hummel Bird

Performance & specifications:

Stall speed:38 mph (61 kph)
Cruise speed:100 mph (161 kph)
Never exceeded speed:145 mph (233 kph)
Empty weight:300 lbs (136 kg)
Gross weight:530 lbs (240 kg)
Hummel Aviation Hummel Bird

Hummel Bird`s description

The Hummel Bird is of all metal construction. Bulkheads are mounted on a simple wood beam, with rivet holes located in flanges of bulkheads, skins are wrapped around and holes drilled back through. Sheet metal is simplest, fastest and most economical way to build an aircraft as Art Rempel has proved with his building a Hummel Bird and engine in three months building time. Construction is very rugged and is stressed for five G\'s, six G\'s without wing tips. All metal construction 3 mph per hp Short build time Highly recommended for 1st time builders

U.S. FAA registrations

Model year No. of seats City State
20101FORT WALTON BEACH FL
20101EUGENE OR
20091GRAND PRAIRIE TX
20051NEWTON AL
20051SALISBURY MD
20051TROY MT
20041UKIAH CA
20041AVIS PA
20031CYGNET OH
20011ELKIN NC
20011LOVELAND OH
24x registration with missing year and state
Total registered: 35

Hummel Bird accident statistics by event year

NTSB Identification Accident Number Event Date Location Injury Severity
20120509X31107ERA12FA3262012-05-09DeFuniak Springs, FLFatal(1)
20101021X11931ERA11CA0292010-10-18Hollywood, FLNon-Fatal
20070910X01351MIA07CA0782007-04-18Lakeland, FLNon-Fatal
20050726X01099NYC05LA1212005-07-19Pittsville, MDFatal(1)
20030813X01325NYC03LA1712003-07-31North Baltimore, OHFatal(1)
20001212X23517NYC90FHD011990-06-10LUMBERTON, NJFatal(1)

Manufactured / designed by the same producer / designer:

Hummel Aviation Ultra Cruiser Plus

EW:370 lbs (168 kg)
MTOW:750 lbs (340 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:100 mph (161 kph)
Hummel Aviation Ultra Cruiser Plus

Hummel Aviation UltraCrusier

EW:115 lbs (52 kg)
MTOW:227 lbs (103 kg)
Vs0:25 mph (40 kph)
Vc:80 mph (129 kph)
Hummel Aviation UltraCrusier

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