• Druine D5 Turbi

The Druine D.5 Turbi is a French ultralight Homebuilt aircraft designed by Roger Druine.

Plans show open cockpit with dual controls that can be flown solo from either the front or back seat.  Original design was a dual windshield open cockpit.  Early Turbi's built in England were powered with the DH Gipsy Minor.  The 4 cylinder 65hp Czech Walter LOM II AE has a dry weight of only 132 lbs - which is a similar configuration to the Gipsy Minor.  Other popular engines can be a Continental or Lycoming 65 to 115 HP. 

Recently updated plans & kits for this light 2-seater tandem sportplane.

OPTIONS: enclosed cockpit either with single curvature windows or vacuum formed bubble canopy


Druine D5 Turbi

Seats: 2
Cockpit width: 24 in
Length: 25.9 ft
Wing span: 28.6 ft
Wing area: 142 sq.ft
Empty weight: 600 lb
Gross weight: 1067 lb
Fuel capacity: 16 USG
Engine: Continental C85, 80 hp
HP range: 65-115
Landing gear: tailwheel

Aircraft Performance

Top speed - 80 hp: 108 mph
Cruise: 90 mph
Stall: 34 mph
Range: 400 miles
Rate of climb: 700 fpm
Takeoff dist: 600 ft
Landing dist: 430 ft

Druine D5 Turbi

  • Product Code: D5BP
  • Availability: 10
  • AU $405

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