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Acro Sport I

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The Acro Sport I is a single-seat aerobatic sportsplane designed by Paul Poberezny in the early 1970s for home-building and manufactured by Acro Sport Inc.

It is a short-span biplane of conventional taildragger configuration, typically built with an open cockpit and spatted main undercarriage. Its structure is fabric-covered steel tube.

Specifications (Typical Acro Sport I)

General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Capacity: pilot only
  • Length: 17 ft 6 in (5.34 m)
  • Wingspan: 19 ft 7 in (5.97 m)
  • Height: ft in ( m)
  • Wing area: ft² ( m²)
  • Empty: lb ( kg)
  • Loaded: lb ( kg)
  • Maximum takeoff: lb ( kg)
  • Powerplant: various, typically in the 100-200 hp range (75-150 kW)


  • Maximum speed: 130 mph (208 km/h)
  • Range: miles ( km)
  • Service ceiling: ft ( m)
  • Rate of climb: ft/min ( m/min)
  • Wing loading:
  • Power/Mass:

Related content

Related development: Acro Sport II

Comparable aircraft:

Designation sequence: Acro Sport I - Acro Sport II