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LANCAIR Lancair 4

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Name Lancair 4
Manufacturer LANCAIR
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail, mid set
WTC Light
Type code L1P
Engine Piston
Engine count Single
Position Nose mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 1

Manufacturered as:

LANCAIR Lancair 4
NEICO Lancair 4
PADC Lancair 4
PAI Lancair 4

LANCAIR Lancair 4

LANCAIR Lancair 4 LANCAIR Lancair 4 3D


The Lancair IV and IV-P are a family of four-seat low-wing retractable-gear composite monoplanes powered by a 550 cubic inch Continental turbo-normalised piston engine. Lancair IV-P is the pressurized version.

Technical Data

Wing span 10.82 m35.499 ft
Length 7.62 m25 ft
Height 2.40 m7.874 ft
Powerplant 1 x Continental TSIO-550 six cylinder, horizontally opposed piston engine, 350 hp.
Engine model Continental IO-550

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 291 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance 550 m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance 490 m
MTOW 14001,400 kg
1.4 tonnes
Ceiling FL290 ROD ft/min APC A
WTC L Range 13501,350 nm
2,500,200 m
2,500.2 km
8,202,755.912 ft

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving LNC4

None on SKYbrary