The Double Eagle in Flight
at Oshkosh on The Ultra Light Grounds. Mike Kimbrel Pilot.
Photo Credit Leonard
Milholland the designer of the Double Eagle™
Eagle™ two seat ultralight aircraft.
Leonard Milholland was
at Airventure 2003 with his Double Eagle. The Double Eagle is a two seat
side by side seating version of the popular Legal Eagle Leonard introduced
at Sun N Fun several years ago.
Weight 385 lbs
Wing Span 28’ 3”
Wing Cord 55”
Wing Area 127 sq.ft.
Height 6’ 8”
Gross weight 900 lbs.
Useful Load 515 lbs.
According to Leonard a “large friend”
approached him to build a plane for him, the result was the Double Eagle.
The Double Eagle has a 20 foot larger wing, which has been stressed to 4 g’s.,
has larger diameter struts and spars and uses a 4 cylinder, 1835 cc,
60 hp Volkswagen engine.
The craft is 40 inches wide comes with
dual controls, has an empty weight of 385 lbs a gross of 900 lbs giving it
a useful load of 515 lbs.