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LANCAIR Lancair 320

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Name Lancair 320
Manufacturer LANCAIR
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Mass group 1

Manufacturered as:

LANCAIR Lancair 360
LANCAIR Lancair 200
LANCAIR Lancair 320
LANCAIR Lancair 235
NEICO Lancair 200
NEICO Lancair 235
NEICO Lancair 320
NEICO Lancair 360
PAI Lancair 320

LANCAIR Lancair 320

LANCAIR Lancair 320 LANCAIR Lancair 320 3D


The Lancair 320 is a two-seat single-engined light aircraft marketed in kit form. It is based on the Lancair 235, but with a larger fuselage and more powerful engine, and like the 235, is a low-winged monoplane of composite construction with a retractable tricycle undercarriage, with side-by-side seating in an enclosed cockpit. The Lancair 360 is similar, but with a more powerful engine. Variants:

  • Lancair 200 2-seat kit powered by a Continental 0-200 engine, released in 1985
  • Lancair 235 2-seat kit powered by a Lycoming O-235 engine, released in 1986
  • Lancair 320 2-seat kit powered by a Lycoming O-320 engine, released in 1988
  • Lancair 360 2-seat kit powered by a Lycoming O-360 engine, released in 1988.

Technical Data

Wing span 7.16 m23.491 ft
Length 6.40 m20.997 ft
Height 2.13 m6.988 ft
Powerplant 1 x Textron Lycoming O-320 air-cooled flat four, 160 hp.
Engine model Continental O-200, Lycoming O-290, Lycoming O-320, Lycoming O-360

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 240 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 120 m ROC 2000 ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 270 m
MTOW 764764 kg
0.764 tonnes
Ceiling FL180 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 14501,450 nm
2,685,400 m
2,685.4 km
8,810,367.461 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving LNC2

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