GT 500

Specifications:

 POWERPLANT R912UL
Model Rotax 912UL
No. Cylinders 4
Displacement 1211 cc
Horsepower 80 hp
Recommended TBO 2000 hrs
 PROPELLER 
Type 3 Blade, Carbon Fiber
Diameter 72 inches
Pitch 17 to 19 degrees-LH
 GENERAL
Length 20' 5"
Height 6' 6"
Wingspan 30' 0"
Wing Area 155 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 7.09 lb./sq.ft.
Power Loading 13.75 lb./hp
Seats 2
Minimum Flight Crew 1
Empty Weight** 638 lbs
Max. Take off Weight 1100 lbs
Useful Load 462 lbs
Payload w/Full Fuel 366 lbs
Fuel Capacity 16 U.S. gal
Ultimate Load Factors +6.0 g., -3.0g.
Performance Take off Distance, Ground Roll 244 ft.
Performance Take off Distance, 50 ft. Obstacle 621 ft
Rate of Climb, Sea Level 655 ft/min.
Max. Level Speed Sea Level 88 mph.
Max. Level Speed Sea Level 97 mph.
Landing Distance, 50 ft. Obstacle 905 ft.
Landing Distance, Ground Roll 390 ft.
Glide Ratio (with out doors) 6.5:1
Glide Ratio (with doors) 7.0:1
Minimum Sink Rate (with out doors) 584 ft/min
Minimum Sink Rate (with doors) 555 ft/min
 CRUISE PERFORMANCE CHART
CRUISE With Doors Without doors
55% Power (4500 rpm) 75 mph 70 mph
65% Power (4800 rpm) 79 mph 75 mph
75% Power (5000 rpm) 83 mph 78 mph
100% Power (5500 rpm) 91 mph 86 mph
 FUEL FLOW/RANGE
CRUISE With Doors Without doors
55% Power (gph/mi) 3.7/320 3.7/300
65% Power (gph/mi) 4.3/295 4.3/280
75% Power (gph/mi) 4.9/270 4.9/255
100% Power (gph/mi) 6.3/230 6.3/215
 LIMITING & RECOMMENDED SPEEDS:
Vx (Best angle of climb) 50 mph
Vy (Best rate of climb) 58 mph
Va (Design maneuvering) 94 mph.
Vne (Never exceed). 103 mph
Vs1 (Stall, flaps up, power off) 47 mph
Vs0 (Stall, flaps down, power off) 42 mph
Landing Approach Speed 55 mph
 PRICE -R912 Kit
Contact local dealer or Quicksilver for Price
 
 POWERPLANT R582UL
Model Rotax 582UL
No. Cylinders 2
Displacement 580.7 cc
Horsepower 65 hp
Recommended TBO 300 hrs
 PROPELLER 
Type 3 Blade, Carbon Fiber
Diameter 72 inches
Pitch 17 to 19 degrees-LH
 GENERAL
Length 20' 5"
Height 6' 6"
Wingspan 30' 0"
Wing Area 155 sq. ft.
Wing Loading 6.45 lb./sq.ft
Power Loading 15.38 lb./hp.
Seats 2
Minimun Flight Crew 1
Empty Weight** 575 lbs.
Max. Take off Weight 1000 lbs
Useful Load 425 lbs.
Payload w/Full Fuel 329 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 16 U.S. gal
Ultimate Load Factors +6.0 g., -3.0g.
Performance Take off Distance, Ground Roll 220 ft.
Performance Take off Distance, 50 ft. Obstacle 689 ft
Rate of Climb, Sea Level 650 ft/min
Max. Level Speed Sea Level 81mph.
Max. Level Speed Sea Level 88 mph.
Landing Distance, 50 ft. Obstacle 580 ft.
Landing Distance, Ground Roll 260 ft.
Glide Ratio 7.0:1
Glide Ratio (w doors) 7.5:1
Minimum Sink Rate 570 ft/min
Minimum Sink Rate (w doors) 540 ft/min
 CRUISE PERFORMANCE CHART
CRUISE With Doors Without doors
55% Power (5300 rpm) 71 mph 68mph
65% Power (5600 rpm) 75 mph 72 mph
75% Power (5900 rpm) 79mph 75 mph
100% Power (6500 rpm) 87mph 83 mph
 FUEL FLOW/RANGE
CRUISE With Doors Without doors
55% Power (gph/mi) 4.5/255 4.5/240
65% Power (gph/mi) 5.0/235 5.0/225
75% Power (gph/mi) 5.6/225 5.6/215
100% Power (gph/mi) 7.5/185 7.5/175
 LIMITING & RECOMMENDED SPEEDS:
Vx (Best angle of climb) 47 mph
Vy (Best rate of climb) 55 mph
Va (Design maneuvering) 90 mph.
Vne (Never exceed). 103 mph
Vs1 (Stall, flaps up, power off) 45 mph
Vs0 (Stall, flaps down, power off) 39mph
Landing Approach Speed 51 mph
 PRICE -R582 Kit
Contact local dealer or Quicksilver for Price


Options List

Floats
Whether flying for fun, fishing at remote spots, or collecting ecological data, floats improve the usefulness and versatility of your aircraft.
Avionics
The full size instrument panel accommodates a wide variety of engine instrumentation and navigational avionics.
Ballistic Parachute
In the event of a rare mishap, such as a mid-air collision, this rocket deployed parachute, when opened, lowers the entire aircraft, with pilot and passenger
Crop Dusting System:
Highly efficient and cost effective crop dusting can be done with the GT500. With the available Ag Spay System option, you can spray an average of 7 acres per minute, and 100 acres per load. The system is custom designed exclusively for the GT500.


Standard Features

  • Dual 3-Axis Controls
  • 3 Position Flaps
  • Inflight Adjustable Trim Control
  • Steerable Nose Wheel
  • 3 Blade Carbon Fiber Propeller
  • with Ground Adjustable Pitch
  • Full Size Shock Mounted Instrument Panel w/
  • Keyed Ignition Switch, Remote Choke, &
  • 8 Instruments: Tachometer, Temperature
  • Gauge, Hobbs Meter, Compass, Altimeter,
  • Vertical Speed Indicator (VSI),
  • Front & Rear Seat Airspeed Indicators
  • (R912UL Version Also Includes Oil
  • Temperature &Oil Pressure Gauges)
  • Parking Brake
  • Dual CDI ignition
  • Hydraulic Main Wheel Disk Brakes
  • Double Surface Wings
 


  • Extra Ribs for Firm Airfoil
  • Tapered Wing
  • Excellent Crosswind Capability
  • Easy Handling and Responsive Control
  • State-of-the-Art Landing Gear Suspension
  • Low Cockpit Noise Level
  • Quicksilver's Famous Quality
  • Adjustable Pilot Seats
  • Front & Rear Seat Shoulder Harnesses
  • Removable Doors: Can be Flown with the Doors On or O
  • Extraordinary Visibility
  • Delivered in Easy-to-Assemble Kit (Average 160 to 190 hours)
  • Easy Maintenance and Repair
  • Six-Month Written Limited Warranty (See Dealer for Details)

NOTE: All specifications are based on the manufacturer's calculations.
Range is listed in statute miles with no allowance for wind or fuel reserve. *All performance figures are based on standard day, standard
atmosphere, at sea level, and aircraft at 1000 pounds take-o weight for the GT500 with Rotax 582 or 1100 pounds with Rotax 912UL.
These distances must be increased equal to 20% for each one thousand feet of pressure altitude above sea level. **The empty weight is
approximate due to a 4% Mil. Spec. tolerance on materials.
This aircraft is NOT designed for aerobatics.
Be sure to follow the owner's manual recommendations for flight and maintenance guidelines.
The pilot is responsible for operating this aircraft in accordance with the applicable Federal and State Regulations. Flight training is
required. Specifications and equipment are subject to change without notice. Only Quicksilver approved accessories should be used on
this aircraft


All specications are based on manufacturers calculations.
SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
This information is for reference only, please consult
Quicksilver or one of it’s dealers for exact
and up to date specications.



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