Comparison between Blue Bird (Pica 1) & Beechcraft F-33C

Blue Bird (Pica 1) (Pica 1) Beechcraft F-33C
 

No. of Seat

2 4

Engine

Rotax 914 F3 Turbo charged None Turbo charged Continental IO-520-BB

Fuel Type

AVGAS or Super Premium 100 LL

Power

115 HP 285 HP

Propeller

3 Blade Constant speed 3 Blade Constant speed

Technology

2002 Modern Technology 1973 ( No production)

Structure

Composite (No fatigue, corrosion & Low cost) Aluminum

Life

No Limit Limit

Empty Weight

500 kg 964 kg

Max T/O Weight

750 kg 1542 kg

Max Cruising Speed at 10000 ft

130 knots (150 mph ) 172 knots (198 mph )

Max Level Speed (TAS) at 10000 ft

152 knots (175 mph ) 182 knots (209 mph )

Max Rate of Climb

750 ft/min 1160 ft/min

Stall Speed (flaps down)

44 knots ( 51 mph ) 51 knots (59 mph )

Takeoff Run

244 m 305 m

Landing Run

274 m 404 m

Service Ceiling

14000 ft 12000 ft

Max Range (with 45 min fuel reserved )

1100 km 1300 km

Fuel tank Capacity

90 Liters 280 Liters

Length

6.17 m 8.13 m

Height

2.17 m 2.51 m

Wing Span

9.45 m 10.21 m

Wing Area

11.06 m2 16.80 m2

Landing Gear

Tricycle None-retractable Tricycle retractable

Control System

Yoke & Stick (optional) Yoke only

Pilot Training class according doc. 9401

PPL/CPL/IP

PPL/CPL/IP