Posted on November 27, 2013 · Posted in Aviation News

Titan Aircraft is proud to introduce the T-51 Mustang, the newest addition to our family of light aircraft. The T-51 Mustang is a two-seat, dual control, tandem seat aircraft. It can be built as an N-numbered amateur built experimental aircraft or as a Light Sport Aircraft.

This P-51D replica incorporates material and systems not commonly found in comparably priced aircraft. This, combined with Titan Aircraft’s renowned reputation for high quality products, superior aircraft performance, and outstanding customer support, is sure to provide the kit builder and pilot a very pleasurable experience.

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This kit has a documented build time of 1,600 hours and includes all required materials, components, and fasteners, with the exception of the engine, propeller, and instruments. When equipped with the 245 hp Honda 3.5L V6 engine, a scale 4-blade constant speed propeller, and a full compliment of necessary flight instruments, a finished T-51D could cost well under $100,000.

Titan Aircraft is providing an aircraft that combines friendly low speed handling characteristics with agility and high performance. The T-51D is rated at a +6g / -4g load limit capability at a weight of 1,650 lbs. When equipped with the Honda 3.5L V6 engine and the landing gear retracted, a T-51D cruises around 180 mph and has a climb rate of approximately 2,500 f/m. In landing configuration, the stall speed is in the 50 mph range.

A Light Sport version of the T-51D, which has fixed landing gear, is also available with kit pricing starting at $53,400.

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T-51 Mustang Specifications

Standard Metric
Empty Weight: 850 – 1,180 lbs 385.6 – 535.2 kg
Gross Weight: 1,320 – 1,850 lbs 598.7 – 839.1 kg
Length: 23 ft 6 in 7.16 m
Height: 9 ft 2 in 2.79 m
Wing Span: 24 ft 7.32 m
Wing Area: 118 sq ft 10.96 sq m
Cabin Width: 26 in 660.4 mm
Cabin Head Room: 48 in 1,219.2 mm
Cabin Leg Room: 46 in 1,168.4 mm
Fuel Capacity: 26 gal 98.4 l
Engine: Rotax 912/914, Suzuki V6, & Honda V6
Power: 80 – 245 hp 59 – 183 kw
VNE: 197 mph 317 kph
Cruise Speed: 150 – 180 mph 241 – 290 kph
Stall Speed: 42 – 52 mph 67 – 84 kph
Range: 720 mi 1,159 km
Climb Rate: 1,200 – 2,500 fpm 6.1 – 12.7 m/s
Take Off Run: 250 – 400 ft 76.2 – 121.92 m
Landing Roll: 300 – 400 ft 91.44 – 121.92 m
Ceiling: 16,000 – 18,000 ft 4,876.8 – 5486.4 m

T-51 Factory Tour & Short Flight

John Williams, Owner of Titan Aircraft

Rotary engine T-51 Mustang Startup

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