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Laron Streak Shadow
Performance & specifications:
|Number of seats:||2|
|Wing area:||164.1 sqft|
|Stall speed:||39 mph (63 kph)|
|Cruise speed:||100 mph (161 kph)|
|Empty weight:||474 lbs (215 kg)|
|Gross weight:||937 lbs (425 kg)|
|Climb rate:||1800 fpm|
|Take-off run:||100 feet|
|Landing run:||200 feet|
Streak Shadow`s description
Laron Streak Shadow, also known as CFM Shadow (original name), is a British 2 seats ultralight aircraft designed in the 1980s. High wing, pusher configuration.
Data from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CFM_Shadow, cited 2012-06-10.
- Shadow B
40 hp (30 kW) Rotax 447 air-cooled engine.
- Shadow C
(1988) 50 hp (37 kW) Rotax 503 air-cooled engine. Streamlined struts.
- Shadow D
65 hp (48 kW) Rotax 582 liquid-cooled engine. Dual control standard.
- Shadow E
Similar to the D series but with either Rotax 582 or 80 hp (60 kW) Rotax 912 liquid-cooled engine, electric starter and long range tanks.
- Streak SL
Rotax 582 or 912 engine. New foam/glass fibre wings of shorter span (28 ft 0 in or 8.53 m). 11 in (279 mm) longer than Shadow.
- Streak SLA
Same as Streak SL, but with increased flap angles and other minor changes to lower stall speed, putting it into UK Microlight category.
- Star Streak
Rotax 582 or 912 engine. Wings with same span as Streak but narrower chord. 14 in (356 mm) shorter than Streak with a wider cockpit.
Notable Laron Star Streak flights
There was flight from London to Sydney made with this airplane.
U.S. FAA registrations
||No. of seats
|1996||2||MIRA LOMA ||CA|
|8x registration with missing year and state|
Streak Shadow accident statistics by event year
Manufactured / designed by the same producer / designer:
|EW:||400 lbs (181 kg)|
|MTOW:||900 lbs (408 kg)|
|Vs0:||35 mph (56 kph)|
|Vc:||120 mph (193 kph)|
|EW:||530 lbs (240 kg)|
|MTOW:||950 lbs (431 kg)|
|Vs0:||38 mph (61 kph)|
|Vc:||100 mph (161 kph)|
|EW:||510 lbs (231 kg)|
|MTOW:||1050 lbs (476 kg)|
|Vs0:||36 mph (58 kph)|
|Vc:||96 mph (154 kph)|