PERFORMANCE
COMPARISON
CHART

 

Viper
601
1

Viper
540
1

L-29

L-39

ALPHA JET

A-10

Thrust/Empty wt

.75

.67

.39

.54

.76

.83

T.O. Dist/50ft.

800

900

2800

3000

3400

N/A

Climb to 10,000 ft min

<1.5

<2.0

5.0

3.5

2.0

2.2

Max Speed @ 18,000 ft (kts)

440

440

320

370

535

450

Service Ceiling (feet)

45,000+

45,000+

27,000

33,000

48,000

N/A

Wing Loading (lb./sqft.

23

23

23

36

42

43

Sustained G @ 10,000 ft

6.2

5.5

2.3

2.2

3.2

4.0

Thrust (lb,)

3,375

3,340

1,960

3,972

5,950

18,130

Empty Wt. Clean

5,000

5,000

5,000

7,400

7,870

21,540

Cruise (kts)

300

300

235

260

320

300

Gal/Hr. @ Cruise

150

145

130

130

270

N/A

Range @ 18,000 ft.

420

420

300

500

500

N/A

Range w/ wet wings

650

6502

500

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Purchase Cost

$140,000

$125,000

$50,000

$275,000

$600,000

N/A

 

1 Based on limited flight test data
2 Ask about the Vipers' 104 gallon wet wing modification designed and installed by Aero Enterprises.