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THORP S-18 from Aircraft Spruce
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THORP S-18



The S-18 folding wing aircraft is available as a plans or kit built aircraft. It is an all metal 2-place side-by-side aerobatic plane. The basic structure is the same as the proven T-18 Thorp with a wider and longer fuselage. Revised airfoil on the folding wing. Engines approved are 0-290 thru 0-360 allowing cruise performance from 160 to 180 mph.



Specifications:

  • Kit Price w/o Engine: ~$20,500
  • Plans Price: ~$350
  • Number of Seats: 2
  • Building Materials: M
  • Building Time: ~1900 HRS
  • Standard Engine: LYC. 290, 320 or 360
  • Horsepower: 135-180
  • Wing Span: 20.10 Ft.
  • Wing Area: 86 Sq. Ft.
  • Empty Weight: 1000 Lbs.
  • Gross Weight: 1600 Lbs.
  • Takeoff Distance: 900 Ft.
  • Landing Distance: 1200 Ft.
  • Cruise Speed: 180 MPH
  • Top Speed: 200 MPH
  • Fuel Capacity: 29 Gal.
  • Range: 540 Miles



  • For more information on the S-18
    Thorp Central
    4315 N Tioga Way, Las Vegas, Nv 89129
    Phone/Fax: 702 232-4261 E-mail: cubes@cox.net


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