MOOSE

OVERVIEW | STATS | GALLERY

The Murphy Moose is a four to six seat, high wing, aluminum kit aircraft. Gross weight of 3,500 lbs. and a useful load ranging from 1,550 to 1,850 lbs. Engine Options range from a Lycoming IO-540 to a M-14P radial engine giving a horsepower spread from 250HP to 550HP!

 

If you choose to mount the M-14P on your Moose, you will be the proud owner of an aircraft that not only looks like its distant cousin, the de Havilland Beaver, but also sound and perform like one too. Some Moose are equipped with PT6-20 turbine! Regardless of which engine you choose to install, whether it’s on wheel or floats, the Moose has excellent flying qualities, impressive performance, and unparalleled utility!

BUILT-IN UTILITY

  • Two large main doors
  • Removable seats
  • Seat rails that double as cargo tie downs
  • Standard extra-large cargo door
  • Accommodate bulky or long loads such as bikes, skis, furniture
  • Accommodate a class of parachute jumpers
  • Great photographic platform with the baggage door removed.

Hard points for floats are standard and the wheels are adaptable to oversized tires for short, rough bush strips. You can fly almost anywhere carrying just about anything you want. This is a kit aircraft with great performance and airframe strength, the ability to carry a load and room to stow it…

SAFETY

Designed for safety and serviceability, Moose is easy to assemble, inspect and service. Every critical nut and bolt in the aircraft is accessible through pre-punched inspection panels. Major load bearing members have been designed with fail safe redundancy, should one part fail the other parts continue to maintain structural integrity.

WINGS

  • Time proven modified NACA 4415 airfoil
  • Large centre of gravity range.
  • Constant chord with no washout
  • Reliable stall characteristics
  • simple assembly.
  • Three spars, 12 stringers and 16 ribs.
  • Molded fiberglass wingtips with light aluminum sub structures.
  • Single custom extruded strut support with a 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ x 1/8″ square tube running its length
  • All attach points on the wing are fail-safe

CONTROL

  • Ailerons and flaps are simple, strong, and easy
    to assemble.
  • No jigs are required,
  • Assembly in less than 10 hours.
  • This procedure is similar for the elevator and the
    rudder.
  • Mass and aerodynamically balanced.
  • Resistant to flutter
  • Aerodynamic balancing allows perfectly
    harmonized control response.

Horizontal Stabilizer and Fin

  • cantilevered and employ stringers to transfer
    torsional loads.
  • Horizontal stabilizer has a constant chord with a
    symmetrical airfoil.
  • Three-spar design with the fuselage picking up
    fittings on the main and rear spars.
  • Skin is a one-piece pre-formed aluminum wrap-
    around.

THE COMPLETE KIT –
FIREWALL BACK
$66,045
The kit contains all the components you will need to build your MOOSE from the firewall back and from the ground up. Standard features include spring gear, 36″ cargo door, dual wing tanks (80 gallons total), dual controls, wheels & brakes, tires & tubes, formed windshield, boarding step, aluminum stabilizer fairing, front and rear seats and electric trim etc.

*Option for 100 GAL tanks are available
*The kit does not include the engine, instruments, wiring, upholstery or chemicals.
SUB-KIT #1 – CONTROL SURFACES & TAIL SECTION $11,025
An excellent starter sub-kit consisting of the necessary components to complete the vertical and horizontal stabilizers, elevator, rudder and flaperons. All skins, spars and ribs are pre-formed with many factory punched pilot holes. All necessary hardware required to complete this section. 
SUB-KIT #2 – WINGS $23,625
This sub-kit contains all materials and parts required to complete the wings, including pre-punched skins, pre-formed aluminum main spars, nose ribs, root ribs, rear spars and doublers, full length  stringers, torque tubes, fuel tanks and all necessary hardware.

*The kit does not include chemicals or fiberglass components.
SUB-KIT#3 – FUSELAGE $31,395
This sub-kit contains all materials and parts required to complete the fuselage.  Included are pre-formed bulkhead sections, pre-punched skins, landing gear, disc brakes, wheels, tailwheel assembly, internal controls, stainless steel control cable, control horns, wing struts.  Includes necessary hardware.
QUICK BUILDADDITIONAL $65,000
This is one of the options of Buy to Fly in One Year, where Murphy Aircraft Mfg is committed to see you fly your aircraft within one year from receiving the kit.  By choosing the quick build option you will cut the build time in half.  Regardless, if you choose to spend more time on building parts or finishing your dream aircraft, the Murphy Quick Build option will ensure your plane will be professional looking and built far quicker.
CRATING CHARGES (estimate)
COMPLETE KIT$1,116
COMPONENT SUB-KIT#1$620
COMPONENT SUB-KIT #2$930
COMPONENT SUB-KIT #3$930
COWLING ONLY$496
OPTIONS
DOOR BUBBLE WINDOWS$630
EXTENDED FUEL TANK 100 GALS$630
FIBERGLASS INTERIOR KIT$3,450.30
FIBERGLASS STABILIZER FAIRING (REPLACE STOCK ALUMINUM FAIRING) $525
FLOAT ATTACH FITTINGS KIT — NO HARDWARE$455.70
LEADING EDGE LANDING LIGHT KIT — NO BULB & BEZEL$367.50
SEA FIN KIT $394
SEAPLANE VENTRAL FIN$472.50
SKYLIGHT DOUBLER KIT (PAIR, FOR TWO SKYLIGHT ABOVE PILOT SEAT)$263
540 ENGINE MOUNT$1,680
540 COWL$1,312.50
M14 ENGINE MOUNT$1,680
M14 COWL$2,362.50