Plane of the Week: Extra EA-300

Plane of the Week: Extra EA-300

By on Apr 15th 2016

Top speed: 213 mph 


Length: 22'9 1/2"

Wingspan: 24'3"

Height: 8' 7 1/4 "

Empty Weight: Appox. 1,500 lbs

Loadded Weight: 2095 lbs

Capacity: 2 People

First flight: May 1988

Introduction: 1987

Production: 1988-Current

Powerplant:  Lycoming AEIO-540-L1B5

Extra EA-300

The Extra EA-300 is an aerobatic monoplane made of an aluminum and fabric covered steel fuselage. It is powered by the Lycoming o-540-L1B5, and American made six-cylinder horizontally opposed engine that produces roughly 300 horsepower. the Extra EA-300, Two seat model took off on it's maiden flight on May 6th, 1988 and on May 16th, 1990 it received it a German Type Certification.

In addition to the EA-300, there are several other variants of this plane, Probably most notably, the 300s which is the single seat version. Other variants include:


  • 300sx

  • 300sp

  • 300SHP

  • 300SR

  • 300L

  • 300LP

  • 330SC

  • 330LX

  • 330LT


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