Capella

Airframe Name

CAPELLA XS TD

 

CAPELLA XLS TD

CAPELLA XLS SUPER 100 TD

Airframe Model/'96 and up FW2C65TD  

FW2C80TD

FW2C100TD
Design takeoff weight 1100#'s @ FAR Part 23 Utility Category Load Limits
Sport Pilot takeoff weight 1232#'s @ New Sport Pilot Category Load Limits
Maximum structural takeoff weight 1270#'s @ FAR Part 23 Normal Category Load Limits
Normal takeoff weight 925#s   1000#s 1100#s
Minimum empty weight 480#s   560#s 575#s
Wing span 28.5'
Wing chord 4'
Wing area 114 Sq. Ft.
Max wing loading 9.65# per foot
Aspect ratio 7.13:1
Power loading 16.9 #/HP  

13.9 #/HP

11.0#/HP
Max fuel capacity 22 US Gallons (132#s)
Aircraft length 18' 5"
Aircraft height 5' 8"
Cockpit width @ Elbow Level

43" (With doors Installed)

Greater than 45"

Cockpit width @ Aft Door Sill

Greater than 37"

39.5"
Cockpit width @ Fwd Door Sill

37"

39"
Cockpit height 40"
 
Performance
Airframe Model FW2C65TD DESIGN SPEEDS

FW2C80TD

FW2C100TD
Performance Dual Solo* calibrated airspeeds @ design takeoff weight Dual Solo* Dual Solo*
Maximum speed at sea level 115mph 116mph   120mph 121mph 129mph 130mph
True Cruise Speed, 75% Pwr @ 7K Ft 110mph 111mph   119mph 120mph 130mph 131mph
Stall speed (w/o flaps) 46mph 41mph (50mph) 48mph 42mph 50mph 45mph
Stall speed w/flaps 39mph 36mph (44mph) 40mph 38mph 44mph 39mph
Stall speed w/flaps pwr on 37mph 34mph   38mph 36mph 39mph 37mph
Rate of climb at sea level 930fpm 1200fpm   1180fpm 1450fpm 1320fpm 1600fpm
Velocity never exceed

(140mph)

Max maneuvering speed 96mph 87mph (104mph) 100mph 90mph 104mph 96mph
Best angle of climb 55-65mph
Best rate of climb 60-80mph
Takeoff ground roll (min) 250ft 175ft   320ft 200ft 275' 180'
Landing ground roll 175ft 115ft   200ft 150ft 225' 175'

Service Ceiling

10,000  

14,000

16,000
 
Powerplant
Airframe Model FW2C65TD   FW2C80TD FW2C100TD
Power Plant Rotax 582   Rotax 912 Rotax 912S
Rated output 66hp   79hp 100hp
Displacement (CC) 580.7   1211.2 1611.2
Type 2-cycle   4-cycle 4-cycle
Propeller redrive 2.58:1, 3:1 optional   2.27:1 2.45:1
Fuel consumption (75% pwr) 4.8gph   3.5gph 4.2gph
Configuration 2 cylinder in-line   4 cylinder opposed 4 cylinder opposed
Ignition dual mag CDI   dual mag CDI dual mag CDI
Lubrication oil injection   dry sump oil dry sump oil