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Quicksilver GT 400


The GT 400 Spring loaded steerable nose wheel * four position flaps * state-of-the-art landing gear suspension * virtually vibration-free engine mount * lowest cockpit noise level of all ultralights tested * 58 mph cruise * tapered wing * short take-off and landing * airspeed indicator * quick set-up and breakdown * adjustable pilot seat * extraordinary visibility * delivered in easy-to-assemble-kit * optional 50 hp 503 Rotax engine.
Features
  • Limited Warranty (see your dealer for details)
  • Spring loaded, steerable Nose Wheel
  • 4 position flaps
  • State-of-the-art landing gear suspension
  • Virtually vibration-free engine mount
  • Lowest cockpit noise level of all ultralights tested
  • 72 mph cruise
  • Tapered wing
  • Short take-off & landing
  • Airspeed indicator
  • 15 minute set-up and breakdown
  • Adjustable pilot seat
  • Removable 5 gallon fuel tank
  • Extraordinary visibility
  • Delivered in easy-to-assemble kit (dealer assembly service available at participating dealers)
  • Easy maiintenance and repair
  • Wide range of options
For pricing information contact sales@fpna.com
NOTE: All specifications are based on manufacturer's calculations. All performance figures are based on standard day, standard atmosphere, at sea level and 175 lb. pilot weight, unless otherwise noted. Flight training required. Specifications subject to change without notice. The empty weight is shown with allowance made for pilot/vehicle recovery system deducted. The empty weight for all models is approximate due to a 4% MIL SPEC tolerance on materials. 

Specifications Rotax 447 w/Gear Drive Rotax 503 w/Gear Drive
Powerplant    
Model 52hp Rotax-503 52hp Rotax-503
No. Cylinders 2 2
Displacement 436.6 cc 496.7 cc
Horsepower 40 hp 50 hp
Recommended TBO 250 hrs 250 hrs
Propeller 68" x 32" 68" x 32"
Fuel capacity 5 gals 5 gals
Configuration with Strut Braced Wing
Airframe R447 R503
Length 237 in. 238 in
Height 78 in 78 in
Wingspan 30 ft 30 ft
Wing area 146 sq ft 146 sq ft
Wing loading 3.9 lb/sq ft 3.9 lb/sq ft
Power loading 14.25 lb/hp 11.4 lb/hp
Seats 1 1
Minimum flight crew 1 1
Weights
Empty Weight 276 lbs 306 lbs
Useful load 294 lbs 264 lbs
Payload w/full fuel 264 lbs 234 lbs
Max takeoff weight 570 lbs 570 lbs
Performance
Takeoff distance, ground roll 75 ft 65 ft
Takeoff distance, 50 ft obstacle 215 ft 169 ft
Rate of climb 1000 fpm 1450 fpm
Max level speed, sea level 61 mph 78 mph
Landing distance, 50 ft obstacle 350 ft 350 ft
Landing distance, ground roll 100 ft 100 ft
Glide Ratio 7:1 7.5:1
Minimum sink rate 450 fpm 450 fpm
Cruise Performance
At 55% power (rpm/mph) 5300/51 5300/64
At 65% power (rpm/mph) 5600/55 5600/68
At 75% power (rpm/mph) 5900/58 5900/72
At 100% power (rpm/mph) 6500/61 6500/78
Fuel Flow
At 55% power (gph/mi) 3.0/85 3.67/87
At 65% power (gph/mi) 3.5/78 4.33/79
At 75% power (gph/mi) 4.0/72 5.00/72
At 100% power (gph/mi) 4.5/67 6.67/58
Air Speeds
Vx (Best angle of climb) 32 mph 32 mph
Vy (Best rate of climb) 41 mph 41 mph
Va (Design maneuvering) 61 mph 61 mph
Vne (Never exceed) 74 mph 74 mph
Vs1 (Stall, power off) 29 mph 29 mph
Vs0 (Stall, flaps down, power off) 27 mph 27 mph
Landing approach speed 40 mph 40 mph
For information contact sales@fpna.com    

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