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Eagle Aircraft 150B

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The Eagle Aircraft 150B is an Australian designed two-seat single engine composite material training and touring aircraft, with unusually three lifting surfaces, canard, mainplane and horizontal stabliser. The aircraft was designed and original built by Eagle Aircraft Pty Ltd but is now manufactured in Malaysia by Composites Technology Research Malaysia.


The Eagle 150B is a development of the Eagle X-TS and was originally designed by John Ronsz. The first aircraft (designated Eagle 150A) was first flown in March 1998 and certified in November 1996. After 15 aircraft were built at Freemantle the Eagle 150B was introduced. The manufacturing rights are now owned by the Malaysian Company Composites Technology Research Malaysia.

Airborne Reconnaissance Vehicle

A development of the aircraft as a UAV has been designated the Eagle ARV System. The first system of three aircraft and a ground station has been purchased by the Malaysian government.

Specifications (Eagle 150)

Data from Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 6.45 m (21 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.16 m (23 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.31 m (7 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 5.2 m² (56 ft²)
  • Airfoil: Roncz
  • Empty weight: 427 kg (941 lb)
  • Loaded weight: kg (lb)
  • Useful load: 213 kg (470 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 640 kg (1,411 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1× Teledyne Continental IO-240 4 clinder horizontally opposed piston, 93.2kW (125 hp)



  1. (1999) in M J H Taylor: Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory 1999/2000 Edition. Brassey's. ISBN 1 85753 245 7. 
  • World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2005-2006, ISSN 1368-485X

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