Aztec Nomad Amphibian specs. and Performance Comparison Chart
 
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SPECIFICATIONS:   SPECIFICATIONS (cont'd.)
* Engines Lycoming IO-540   * Aztec Nomad floats, 5700 lb. flotation, 6 water
2,000 HR. TBO      tight compartments, hydraulic gear, Cleveland
250 H.P. 8.5:1      wheels and brakes
* Propellers Hartzell feathering    
82" diameter   PERFORMANCE  
* Length 31' -2"   * Take-off Distance on Water (ft.)        1750
* Height 15' -0"   * Rate of Climb (ft./min.)          950
* Wing Span 40' -2"   * Engine Out Rate of Climb (ft./min. S.L.)            50
* Wing Area 224.6   * Cruise Speed MPH      75% (29 GPH)          155
* Wing Loading 25.37                                               65% (26 GPH)          145
* Power Loading 11.4   * Maximum Range (S.M.)       Standard          785
* Seats 5 - 7                                                       Optional        1010
* Cabin Length 7' -6"      
* Cabin Width 48"   LIMITING AND RECOMMENDED AIRSPEEDS
(IAS MPH)
* Cabin Height 52"   V     (best rate of climb)
102
* Gross Weight 5700 lbs.   Vmc  (min. control w/critical engine inop.)
60
* Basic Empty Weight 3900 lbs.   Vyse (best single engine rate of climb)
102
* Max. Useful Load 1800 lbs.   Va     (design manoeuvring)
136
* Zero Fuel Weight 5250 lbs.   Vfe    (max. flap extension)
125
* Max. Landing Weight 5400 lbs.   Vlo    (max. landing gear extension)
125
* Standard Fuel Capacity 144 U.S. (864 lbs.)   Vno   (max structural cruise)
153
* Optional Fuel Capacity 192 U.S. (1152 lbs.)   Vne   (max. never exceed speed)
193
* Baggage Capacity (40 cu.ft.)   Vs1   (stall clean)
59
      Nose Compartment 150 lbs.   Vs0   (stall dirty)
54
      Aft Compartment 150 lbs.      
PERFORMANCE COMPARISON CHART (real life)
 
AZTEC NOMAD
AMPHIBIAN
CESSNA U206
AMPHIBIAN
PISTON BEAVER
AMPHIBIAN
TURBINE BEAVER
AMPHIBIAN
CARAVAN
AMPHIBIAN
COST(used) U.S.$
475,000-625,000
250,000 - 600,000
475,000 - 600,000
1,000,000 +
2.0 M+
ENGINE H.P.
500
300
450
550
675
EMPTY WEIGHT (lbs)
3,900
2,700
3,800
4,000
5,800
USEFUL LOAD (lbs)
1,800
900
1,440
1,950
2,200
GROSS WEIGHT
5,700
3,600
5,090
5,370
8,000

TAKE OFF (WATER)
      -OVER 50 FEET

1,750 '
2,750'
2,300 '
3,200'
1,650 '
2,350'
1,500'
1,900'
6,000'
7,000'
TAKE-OFF TIME
28 sec.
39 sec.
24 sec.
18 sec..
55 sec.
RATE OF CLIMB
950'
600'
550'
900'
1,000'
CRUISE 75% (mph)
155
140
105
145
165
FUEL (U.S. GAL/HR)
29
16
29
40
70
RANGE (st.miles) (std. fuel)
620
750
350
500
790
RANGE (aux. tanks if avail.)
1000
950
550
500
790
STALL SPEED(mph)
54
59
45
45
68
ENGINE OUT RATE OF CLIMB
+50
-1,000
-1,050
-950
-950
PERSONS WITH FULL FUEL
5
2
4
4
2
Note: performance specs are estimated and are subject to variables in conditions