Velocity XL RG Airplane A $400k Spaceship With Wings Review

The Velocity XL is an American amateur-built aircraft, produced by Velocity, Inc.. It is an enlarged version of their Velocity SE canard pusher design.The Velocity XL RG is one of the most unique single engine airplanes in the world.

It is carnard design with a pusher motor in the back. The XL also boasts one of the largest cabin of all 4 seat kit aircraft. With 47.5″ shoulder to shoulder. Velocity XL comes with several engine options from 260 to 310 Horse Power. You can expect cruise speeds in this aircraft at 200 knots (230 mph).

A fully loaded Velocity XL will cost $300,000 if you build yourself and about $400,000 if you build at a facility.The Velocity XL is 12 in (310 mm) longer and has a 20 in (510 mm) greater span than the SE.

The standard XL has a cruising range of 875 nautical miles (1,620 km; 1,007 mi) and a 75% power cruising speed of 185 knots (213 mph; 343 km/h) air speed.The XL is available in both fixed gear (FG) and retractable gear (RG) form and can accommodate either three or four passengers plus a pilot./wikipedia

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