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Ducky Simple Fan Trainer

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X-316 / Chase Caipirinha Trainer proposal

Ducky, Chase's entry to the joint ADF/ATC phase-I trainer competition, was given the code name Caipirinha. Caipirinha is a compact twin boom powered by ducted contra rotating props. Using a ducted fan gave jet-like handling at an economical price, in addition to improvements in noise reduction and safety. Though a promising design, Caipirinha's mechanical nightmare of an engine and a few disagreements between Chase executives and the ADF has essentially ended it's run in the trainer competition.
Chase developed Ducky into a lighter, less complex and maintenance intensive single prop for the civilian market, and a jet powered prototype which was submitted to the ever-changing ADF/ATC phase-II trainer program.

ATC-esque livery


General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Ducky
  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 26.8ft (8.2m)
  • Length 26.2ft (8.0m)
  • Height 7.0ft (2.1m)
  • Empty Weight 3,755lbs (1,703kg)
  • Loaded Weight 4,881lbs (2,214kg)


  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.944
  • Wing Loading 30.7lbs/ft2 (150.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 158.8ft2 (14.8m2)
  • Drag Points 2841


  • Number of Parts 85
  • Control Surfaces 6
  • Performance Cost 407