Mooney M-18 Mite

Touring Aircraft

Mooney M-18C Mite, N3199K, c/n 201 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Mooney M-18 Mite is a single-engine single-seat light touring aircraft with retractable landing gear produced by the US-American manufacturer Mooney Aircraft, Inc., later Mooney Airplane Company.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental A-65-8
Engine Power48 kW65 hp
max. Cruise Speed183 km/h99 kts
  114 mph
max. Speed (vne)230 km/h124 kts
  143 mph
Service Ceiling5.913 m19.400 ft
Range563 km304 NM
350 mi.
Empty Weight236 kg520 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight386 kg850 lbs
Wing Span8,19 m26 ft 10 in
Wing Area8,8 m95 ft
Length5,41 m17 ft 9 in
Height1,92 m6 ft 4 in
First Flight1947
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1948-1955
Total Production283
Data for (Version)Mooney M-18C Mite
VariantsM-18, M-18L, M-18LA, M-18C, M-18C-55

[Photo-ID: 10322] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Mooney M-18C Mite, , N3199K, c/n 201, Karsten Palt, 2014Mooney
M-18C Mite
Reg.: N3199K
c/n: 201
first Mooney Mite built
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]