The Wiget Works AirFish 8 (AF8) is an 8-10 seater WIG (Wing in Ground effect) seaplane with a 17 meter x 15 meter footprint. It is designed to be operated by 2 crew and carrying capacity for 6-8 passengers in standard civilian transport configuration. It is powered by a powerful yet compact V8 car engine that runs on 95 Octane automotive-grade unleaded gasolines.
Take off distance : ~ 500 meters
Landing distance : ~ 300 – 500 meters
Operating height : up to 7 meters
Range : ~ 300 nautical miles
Speed, Maximum : ~ 106 knots
Speed, Cruising : ~ 80 knots
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