YouTube - Lancair IV
90 U.S. gallons
25 ft. 0 in.
35 ft. 6 in.
With a top speed of up to 345 mph, the Lancair IV is the fastest civil aviation, single engine, piston driven aircraft in the world. Turboprop Lancair aircraft can reach speeds of 370 mph.
The Lancair model P is the only aircraft of its type with a pressurized cabin.
The aircraft have been available as kits from Lancair International since 1990.
Unique to the Lancair are Fowler flaps plus high aspect ailerons that add to slow speed handling, and winglets for increased high altitude stability.
Side stick controls add to the feeling and response of flying a fighter-like aircraft, while three axis electric trim eases flight control for the pilot.110 Lancair IVs and 250 IV-Ps
Some 360 Lancair aircraft kits were built of which 110 were for Lancair IV aircraft and 250 Lancair IV model P aircraft before production ceased in 2012.