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X-89 Copernicus

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The rival design to the Saturn, this aircraft required extensive R & D in order to function, causing huge delays. Although intended to be ready before the end of the 80's, the prototype didn't fly until 1993. Considering... that, the project was shelved. However, it's design ended up being used as the base for the B-18 Stuntman, a much more successful aircraft.

General Characteristics

  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 32.5ft (9.9m)
  • Length 34.9ft (10.6m)
  • Height 13.0ft (4.0m)
  • Empty Weight 11,937lbs (5,414kg)
  • Loaded Weight 21,912lbs (9,939kg)


  • Power/Weight Ratio 3.076
  • Wing Loading 92.5lbs/ft2 (451.8kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 236.8ft2 (22.0m2)
  • Drag Points 1882


  • Number of Parts 20
  • Control Surfaces 6