
Rapid KP 2U
The allmetal Rapid KP 2U is a twoseat, lowwing
microlight/VLA from aerospace components manufacturer
Jihlavan, based in the Czech town of Jihlava, halfway
between Prague and Brno. The design has been around since
1994, and has a spindlylooking retractable gear. It’s
available with either a 80 or 100 hp Rotax 912, and is
claimed to cruise at 22Okph(137kt), takeoff in 90m, land
in l4Om and climb at 1,476 Ijm.
specifications
powerplant
propeller
length
height
wing span
wing area
seats
empty weight
useful load
gross weight
fuel capacity
range 
Rotax 912 S (100 HP)
x
7,2 m
2,6 m
9,9 m
x
x
282 kg
x
450 (475) kg
x2 x 32 l (+ 2 x 15
l)
880 km 
Rotax 912UL
x
23 ft 7,3 in
7 ft 26 in
32 ft 5,5 in
x
x
705 lb
x
2000 lb
2 x 8,45 US gal
960 km 
performance
takeoff distance,
ground roll
rate of climb
max speed
cruise speed
landing distance, ground roll
service ceiling 
90 m
7,5 m/s
260 km/h
220 km/h
140 m
x 
100 m
6,5 m/s
240 km/h
200 km/h
140 m
x 
limiting and recommended speeds
design manoeuvring speed (Va)
never exceed speed (Vne)
stall, power off (Vsl)
landing approach speed 
x
x
65 km/h
x 
x
x
65 km/h
x 
All specifications are based on manufacturer's
calculations



