Murphy Radical

Murphy Aircraft
Murphy Radical
Murphy Radical

Murphy Radical is the culmination of 32 years of aircraft design and building experience.

THE AIRCRAFT

The Radical is a very roomy two seat bush plane. Even the largest pilots will find they have plenty of head, leg, and shoulder room. No need to be a contortionist to enter the Radical. The two large up swinging doors make it easy for even the less mobile to enter.

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

It has been designed and built to be a true rugged STOL bush aircraft incorporating the best ideas and design practices of all the Murphy aircraft.

PERFORMANCE

You will not find another aircraft with the performance and usefulness of the Murphy Radical. Wheels, floats or skis, your adventure awaits…

USEFULNESS


Although tandem seat aircraft based on the original Piper Cub are very good performing aircraft, they do have several drawbacks. Many have reasonable useful load capabilities but when flying two up the space available for load carrying is very limited. This is not a problem with the Radical. The side-by-side seating leaves a cavernous space behind the seats available for load carrying.

The space is so large two can sleep comfortably on the double floor. No longer will your flying partner have to sit in the trunk. With the side-by-side seating they will be able to sit up front where the action is with full access to controls and instruments.

CONSTRUCTION

Like all Murphy High wing designs, aluminum was again chosen for the Radical. The benefits of aluminum sheets are just too many to ignore.

-EASY TO ASSEMBLE              

-EASY TO INSPECT

-EASY TO REPAIR

-NO WELDS TO BREAK

-IMPERVIOUS TO UV

-SUPERIOR WEATHERING RESISTANCE

-LIGHTER WEIGHT

Murphy Radical
Murphy Radical
Model NameRADICAL
Engine ModelO-360
Horse Power180
Gross Weight (kg.)952
Empty Weight (kg.)521
Useful Load (kg.)431
Wing Area (sq.m)16.7
Take Off Run (m)75
Landing Roll (m)91
Stall, no power (km/h)64
Vne (km/h)225
Cruise (km/h)201
Rate of Climb (mpm)305
Fuel Cap (L)182
Wing Span (m)11
Note: The stated performance figures are estimates only, based on text book analysis and design criteria. Empty weights may vary due to avionics, instruments, type and amount of paint and upholstery chosen by builder.
Model NameRADICAL
Engine ModelO-360
Horse Power180
Gross Weight (lb.)2099
Empty Weight (lb.)1149
Useful Load (lb.)950
Wing Area (sq.ft)180
Take Off Run (ft)246
Landing Roll (ft)299
Stall, no power (mi/h)40
Vne (mi/h)140
Cruise (mi/h)125
Rate of Climb (fpm)1001
Fuel Cap (gal)48
Wing Span (ft)36
Note: The stated performance figures are estimates only, based on text book analysis and design criteria. Empty weights may vary due to avionics, instruments, type and amount of paint and upholstery chosen by builder.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the estimated delivery time for Radical?

A: The estimated delivery time for Radical

Complete kit: 6-8 months

Sub kit: 4 months