Named after the Swedish Saab 37 Viggen fighter aircraft which served as a partial design inspiration for Burt Rutan, the VariViggen is a tandem, two-seat wood and fiberglass aircraft for the home builder. The VariViggen was Rutan's first full-scale design of an aircraft, begun during his years at the California Polytechnic State University. Designed to resists stalls and spins the craft is a delta-wing canard with twin-tails and winglets that is powered by a 150-horsepower Lycoming O-320 piston engine mounted as a pusher configuration in the tail. While the Rutan factory sold over 600 sets of plans only approximately 20 were built and very few remain.

Serial Number:
115
Registration:
N27MS
Wingspan:
19.00ft
Length:
20ft
Height:
6ft
Wing Area:
123.00ft²
Empty Weight:
1,020lbs
Gross Weight:
1,700lbs
Maximum Speed:
165mph
Cruise Speed:
150mph
Power Plant:
150-Horsepower Lycoming O-320 piston engine
Range:
300miles

Named after the Swedish Saab 37 Viggen fighter aircraft which served as a partial design inspiration for Burt Rutan, the VariViggen is a tandem, two-seat wood and fiberglass aircraft for the home builder. The VariViggen was Rutan's first full-scale design of an aircraft, begun during his years at the California Polytechnic State University. Designed to resists stalls and spins the craft is a delta-wing canard with twin-tails and winglets that is powered by a 150-horsepower Lycoming O-320 piston engine mounted as a pusher configuration in the tail. While the Rutan factory sold over 600 sets of plans only approximately 20 were built and very few remain.

Serial Number:
115
Registration:
N27MS
Wingspan:
19.00ft
Length:
20ft
Height:
6ft
Wing Area:
123.00ft²
Empty Weight:
1,020lbs
Gross Weight:
1,700lbs
Maximum Speed:
165mph
Cruise Speed:
150mph
Power Plant:
150-Horsepower Lycoming O-320 piston engine
Range:
300miles