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PIEL CP-70 Beryl

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Name CP-70 Beryl
Manufacturer PIEL
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Type code L1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Mass group 1

Manufacturered as:

PIEL CP-701 Beryl
PIEL CP-750 Beryl
PIEL CP-760 Beryl
PIEL CP-751 Beryl
PIEL CP-70 Beryl
PIEL Beryl

PIEL CP-70 Beryl

PIEL CP-70 Beryl


The Piel CP.70 Beryl was a single-seat, single-engine sport aircraft first flown in France in the 1960s and marketed for homebuilding.

Technical Data

Wing span 8.25 m27.067 ft
Length 6.45 m21.161 ft
Height 1.60 m5.249 ft
Powerplant Variants:
  • CP.70: Standard variant for homebuilding powered by a 65 hp (48 kW) Continental C65-8F or 118 hp (88 kW) Lycoming O-235 engine
  • CP.750: a CP-70 with 150 hp Lycoming O-320 engine with a reduced wingspan, fixed tailwheel undercarriage, and a slightly longer fuselage
  • CP.751: a CP-750 with 200 hp Lycoming O-360-A2A engine
Engine model Continental O-170, Lycoming O-235, 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 139 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 300 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 280 m
MTOW 700700 kg
0.7 tonnes
Ceiling FL100 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 550550 nm
1,018,600 m
1,018.6 km
3,341,863.52 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CP75

None on SKYbrary