Mooney M18C Mite

Number of Active Aircraft: 59 Active- Map

Description:

A single place Mooney engineered for maximum efficiency. The aircraft is wood with fabric cover. It cost $2965 in 1946 which was equivalent to $34,000 in 2011. Not bad for a certified manufactured aircraft.

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Fuel Cost ($):
General Stats:
Seat Capacity: 1
Empty Weight: 520 lbs
Max Weight 850 lbs
Useful Load: 330 lbs
Engine Name Continental C-65
Engine Number 1
Horsepower 65 HP
Never Exceed Speed: 0 kts
Stall speed: 0 kts
Service Ceiling: 19400 ft
Max Fuel 12 Gal
Performance/Efficiency Metrics:
Cruise Speed(75%BHP): 113 kts
GPH (75% BHP): 3.8
MPG (75% BHP) 29.7
Range (75% BHP): 241 nm
Fuel Cost Per Seat Mile 0.2 $
Fuel Cost Per Hour 22.8 $
MPG per 1000 lbs of Payload 9.81
F-T (Speed^2/FuelBurn) 33.6 HP
F-T Payload 11.1 kts
MPH To HP: 17.4 kts
T/O Roll - T/O over 50 FT OBST 300 ft / 0 ft

SA00024NY Installation of Airwolf remote mounted engine oil filter kit AFC-K007 on single or multi-engine fixed wing light aircraft incorporating Lycoming reciprocating engines of 450 horsepower or less. Amended 10/3/2012
SA00068SE (PAGE 2) Installation of fuel flow/pressure instruments. (W/TSIO-360-MB1) Amended 10/20/2010 0:00
SA00071SE Cockpit sun visor installation. Amended 7/7/2004
SA00079NY Installation of Airwolf remote mounted engine oil filter kit AFC-K008 on single and multi engine fixed wing light aircraft incorporating Teledyne Continental reciprocating engines of 450 horsepower or less. Amended 10/31/2012
SA00081NY Installation of Iceman Aviation Supplies Inc. Carburetor Ice Detector. Amended 5/15/2002
SA00478CH (PAGE 1) Installation of Cooper Superflite 102 Fabric. Amended 5/10/2012
SA01026SE (PAGE 2) Improved fuel gascolator assembly. Amended 12/19/2012
SA01157LA Installation of Electronics International Model FP-5 or FP-5L fuel flow/fuel pressure instrument as a replacement instrument. Reissued 1/20/2005
SA01734SE (PG 3) Application of Stewart Systems synthetic fabric covering system to aircraft fuselage wings tail surfaces control surfaces and related parts. Amended 3/23/2011
SA01861SE (PAGE 3)  Fabrication and installation of Landing Light Controller Reissued 12/1/2011
SA01944CH (1 OF 2) Modify airplane to fly on unleaded automotive gasoline 87 minimum antiknock index per ASTM Specification D-439 or D-4818 of any volatility class A through E or 82UL AVGAS per ASTM D-6227. Issued 3/5/2004
SA02033AT (PAGE 3) Modification to install an air-oil separator to prevent oil from being aspirated from the engine breather line (47J series w stc s SH4-235SW SH4-826SW or SH479SW) Amended 7/25/2008
SA02283SE Page 1 Installation of Electronics International Inc. Glass Panel Engine Monitor (with In Flight Data) CGR-30P Reissued 8/27/2013
SA02738CH (PAGE 2) Installation of L-3 Communications Avionics Systems Amended 5/7/2010
SA03148NY ( PAGE 1 OF 2) The installation of the Latitude Technologies Corporation S100 Tracking System Issued 9/26/2012
SA09470SC Installation of Starter Indicator light system. Issued 6/18/2001
SA1-353 Delco Remy generator 1101899 and associated plastic cowling. Issued 
SA1-615 Installation of Fram lube oil filter Model PB55-1. Amended 9/11/1967
SA1008WE Installation of Poly-Fiber covering material. Reissued 5/27/2003
SA1044WE Continental A75-8 65 hp engine and McCauley 1B90-CM/6753 propeller. Issued 1/1/1961
SA1177WE WECO carburetor temperature monitor. Issued 1/1/1960
SA1315WE Installation of Mixture Monitor (exhaust gas temperature probe gage and selector) in accordance with Delta Products Part Lists A-192 and A-193 or in accordance with Tri-Star Corporation Mixture Monitor Installation Instructions dated December 9 1981 or later FAA approved revision and/or Drawing List MM-127 dated November 15 1981 or later FAA approved revision in aircraft models listed in Master Eligibility List P-80-A-6 revised March 29 1968 copy attached or later FAA approved revision. Reissued 4/15/2011
SA1350WE Replace existing fabric on wings fuselage empennage and/or control surfaces with fiberglass cloth. Reissued 3/6/1969
SA1351WE (PG 1) Replace existing fabric on wings fuselage empennage and/or control surfaces with Ceconite101 material. (262A Series -12) Amended 8/19/1983
SA3-483 Installation of Continental C85-12 engine. Reissued 1/7/1992
SA308EA (1 OF 2) Installation of carburetor ice detection system 105AP in single and twin engine aircraft and single engine helicopters powered by Continental Franklin and Lycoming type engines equipped with Marvel-Schebler MA-2 MA-3 MA-4 MA-4-5 MA-6 and HA-6 series carburetors. (Normal Utility and Acrobatic Category airplanes and helicopters equipped with engines and carburetors as described.) Amended 11/20/1978
SA4-1106 Ceconite 101 covering of wings ailerons rudder elevators horizontal and vertical stabilizers. Issued 1/1/1960
SA4-1210 Installation of Eonnex cover on aircraft surfaces. Reissued 8/19/1980
SA4-302 Installation of BN-1 propeller spinner. Reissued 10/30/1985
SA4-840 Fabric replaced with glass cloth on wings fuselage empennage and/or control surfaces. Issued 1/1/1960
SA478CH Install Cooper Superflite 102 fabric. Amended 1/14/1999
SA5159NM (1 OF 2) Installation of chip detector system. Amended 11/6/1992
SA5755NM Installation of a propeller anti theft device. Issued 8/5/1992
SA593CH (3 OF 5) Install Champion SlickSTART magneto booster system. Reissued 2/10/2009 0:00
SA71GL Installation of air filters Reissued 6/20/2000
SA7965SW Application of fabric and polyurethane finishing system. Amended 7/15/1994
SA798EA Installation of Monitair exhaust gas combustion monitor kit. Reissued 2/14/1972
SA8075SW (PAGE 2) Installation of fiberglass covering. (M-62 SERIES PT-19) (G-73 SCHWEIZER) Reissued 11/10/2003 0:00
SA866GL Superseded by STC SA01944CH. Modify airplane to fly on unleaded automotive gasoline 87 mimimum antiknock index. Surrendered 3/5/2004
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