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Extra EA-400

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Extra EA-400
Role Six-seat utility aircraft
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Extra Flugzeugbau GmbH
First flight 23 April 1996

The Extra EA-400 is a six-seat single-engined monoplane produced by Extra Flugzeugbau GmbH. The EA-400 is powered by a liquid cooled Continental IO-550 turbocharged piston engine.

Design and development

Started by Walter Extra, the company manufactures aerobatic airplanes almost exclusively with their latest products being the Extra EA-300 series. This changed with the introduction of the EA-400. It was a cross-country airplane with many exclusive features including carbon fiber construction, pressurized cabin, high strut-less wing, and seating for six. Despite the capabilities of the airplane, its $1 million dollar cost and a weak market saw slow sales.

Specifications (Extra EA-400)

Data from Extra EA-400 Standard Specification, Pilots Information Manual

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 5
  • Length: 31.4 ft (9.57 m)
  • Wingspan: 37.73 ft (11.5 m)
  • Height: 10.14 ft (3.09 m)
  • Empty weight: 3,153 lbs (1,430 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 4,407 lbs (1,999 kg)
  • Useful load: 1,254 lbs (569 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 4,407 lbs (1,999 kg)
  • Powerplant:Continental TSIOL-550-C Voyager piston engine, 350 hp takeoff, 325 hp continuous (261 kW takeoff, 242 kW continuous)

Performance

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Related development

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Published - July 2009














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