1999 RANS S-16 SHEKARI


  • For Sale
  • 1999
  • RANS S-16 SHEKARI
  • Not Listed
  • 39
  • Des Moines, IA USA

17900 $17,900 USD
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  • For Sale
  • 1999
  • RANS S-16 SHEKARI
  • Not Listed
  • 39
  • Des Moines, IA USA

General Specs (cont.)

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450 lb

Project

2

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

Kit plane; Most parts are still in the box they were shipped in. Kit does not include engine, but does include mounting hardware for a Continental IO-240.  $2,743 of extras.  Wikipedia has specs

Avionics / Equipment

ASI, VSI, Altimeter in inches, slip indicator, G-meter; however no nav/com or other avionics/instruments

Airframe

Tricycle gear config; airframe stressed to ± 9 Gs at 1,200 lbs. gross weight; 1,450 lbs. max. gross weight;  850 lbs. empty; metal wings, composite fuselage; estimated 10 minutes to remove removable wings; estimated 1,000 to 1,500 hours to build; two-place side by side; cruise speed 140 kn; range 980 miles; 32 gal. fuel; hydraulic brakes (left seat only); steerable nose wheel;  Wheel pants and gear leg fairings for nose and main.

Engines / Mods / Prop

Configured for a Continental IO-240 engine; 3-blade prop is recommended.  However neither are included in the sale.

Wikipedia provides additional information about the S-16 Shekari including specs.

Interior / Exterior

Standard seats, as opposed to the more delux seats RANS offered at the time as an option; however the kit does come with the optional head rests for both seats.  Other optional equipment includes a Whelen strobe/nav light kit

Remarks

I bought the kit in 1999, but never had a chance to build it because of a string of financial catastrophes.  It's now time to sell it.  The kit I'm offering listed for $25,000.  The extras I bought in addition to the basic kit cost $2,743.  Taking into account inflation, I paid much more for the kit than the $19,900 I'm now asking.  The construction documents and related updates are complete and fill three binders.

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