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Aircraft Photos of Bede BD-5J

Aircraft pictures of Bede BD-5 micro-jet

The BD-5J is the smallest jet plane in the world with a lengt of 12.73 ft. (3,88 m) and a wingspan of 21.00 ft. (6,40 m). The aircraft is powered by a Microturbo TRS-18 Turbojet, the maximum speed is 298 mph (480 km/h).


Pictures:
Bede BD-5J
Airshow:
Location:
Hinterstoisser AB (LOXZ) · Zeltweg, Austria
Date:
1 - 2 July 2011


Bede BD-5J (N53EJ), c/n: 53BD, The Flying Bulls GmbH, Salzburg Airport, Austria

Note:
On 1 May 2013 at 4:00 PM local time this Bede BD-5J (N53EJ) crashed into a hillside near a residential building between the villages of Mils and Baumkirchen (Innsbruck-Land), Austria. At the time of the accident, the BD-5 microjet was returning from an appearance in Tirol. The german pilot Guido Gehrmann, a Lufthansa pilot and former world hang gliding champion, has died in the plane crash. He was 38.

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