Express Aircraft 2000FT. Photo:Composite Aircraft Technology.

The Wheeler Express later known as EDI Express is a four-seat low-wing composite homebuilt aircraft. Kits are now made by Composite Aircraft Technology of Toledo, WA., USA.  

Latest aircraft are called the Express 2000 RG (& FT). (for Retractable gear & Fixed tricycle)

Kit Production: 1987 to present.

Specifications: Express 2000 FT 

data:Composite Aircraft Technology (specs for 310 hp)

  • Capacity: 1 pilot (+ 3 passengers)
  • Wingspan: 31 ft (9.4 m)
  • Wing area: 126 sq ft (11.7 m2)
  • Airfoil: NASA NLF-1(0215)F
  • Empty weight: 1,925 lb
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 4,400 lb
  • Useful load: 1,475 lb
  • Fuel capacity: 92 US Gal
  • Powerplant: Range of 200 hp to 310 hp engine.

    Performance:

  • Cruise speed: 185 kn
  • Stall speed: 53 kn
  • Range: 900 nmi
  • Wing loading: 18.2 lb/sq ft (89 kg/m²)

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