Porterfield 35 Flyabout

Touring Aircraft

Porterfield 35-70, ZK-POR, c/n 137 © Gavin Conroy
Photo ©: Gavin Conroy (Classic Aircraft Photography)
The Porterfield 35 Flyabout is a single-engine two-seat light touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Porterfield Aircraft Corporation.
The Porterfield Flyabout is based on the Wyandotte Pup, designed by students of the Wyandotte High School under supervision of Noel Hockaday.
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelLeBlond 70-5DE
Engine Power52 kW70 hp
max. Cruise Speed185 km/h100 kts
  115 mph
max. Speed (vne)257 km/h139 kts
  160 mph
Service Ceiling4.572 m15.000 ft
Range580 km313 NM
360 mi.
Empty Weight366 kg807 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight594 kg1.310 lbs
Wing Span9,75 m31 ft 12 in
Wing Area13,7 m147 ft
Length6,17 m20 ft 3 in
Height2,01 m6 ft 7 in
First Flight1935
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 250
Data for (Version)Porterfield 35-70 Flyabout
VariantsModel 35 Flyabout, 35-70 Flyabout, 35-V, 35-W / Porterfield 90 (De Luxe Sport)