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Touring Aircraft

Gulfstream American AA-5A Cheetah © Jenny Coffey
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The American AA-5 is a single-engine four-seat light touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturers American Aviation Corporation, Grumman American Aviation Corporation, Gulfstream American, American General Aviation Corporation, Tiger Aircraft.
The AA-5 is a development of the American AA-1 with stretched fuselage and larger wing span. The AA-5 was produced in the following variants: Grumman American AA-5 Traveler, AA-5A Cheetah, AA-5B Tiger, Gulfstream American AA-5A Cheetah, AA-5B Tiger, American General AG-5B Tiger and Tiger Aircraft AG-5B Tiger.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-360-A4K
Engine Power134 kW180 hp
Speed322 km/h174 kts
  200 mph
Service Ceiling4.200 m13.780 ft
Range1.270 km686 NM
789 mi.
Empty Weight680 kg1.500 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.090 kg2.403 lbs
Wing Span9,60 m31 ft 6 in
Wing Area13,0 m140 ft
Length6,70 m21 ft 12 in
Height2,40 m7 ft 10 in
First Flight1970
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1971-2006
Total Production3282
Data for (Version)Tiger Aircraft AG-5B Tiger

[Photo-ID: 3769] Karsten Palt 2009-07-20
Grumman American AA-5A Cheetah, Pilot und Flugzeug, N26292, c/n AA5A0508, Karsten Palt, 2009Grumman American
AA-5A Cheetah
Pilot und Flugzeug
Reg.: N26292
c/n: AA5A0508
[Wilhelmshaven-Mariensiel (EDWI / WVN)]
[Photo-ID: 3270] Hartmut Ehlers 2010-04-18
Grumman AA-5B Tiger, , D-ENFL, c/n AA5B-0310, Hartmut Ehlers, 2010Grumman
AA-5B Tiger
Reg.: D-ENFL
c/n: AA5B-0310
[Uetersen-Heist (EDHE)]