Aztec Nomad Amphibian Specs.
and Performance Comparison Chart

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  • ENGINESLycoming IO-540/2,000 HR. TBO/250 H.P. 8.5:1
  • PROPELLERSHartzell feathering/82" diameter
  • LENGTH31'-2"
  • HEIGHT15'-0"
  • WING SPAN40'-2"
  • WING AREA224.6
  • WING LOADING25.37
  • POWER LOADING11.4
  • SEATS5-7
  • CABIN LENGTH7'-6"
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  • CABIN WIDTH48"
  • CABIN HEIGHT52"
  • GROSS WEIGHT5700 lbs.
  • MAX. USEFUL LOAD1800 lbs.
  • ZERO FUEL WEIGHT5250 lbs.
  • MAX. LANDING WEIGHT5400 lbs.
  • STANDARD FUEL CAPACITY114 U.S. (864 lbs.)
  • OPTIONAL FUEL CAPACITY192 U.S. (1152 lbs.)
  • BAGGAGE CAPACITY - (40 cu.ft)Nose compartment - 150 lbs.
  • Aft Compartment - 150 lbs.

*Aztec Nomad floats, 5700 lb. flotation, 6 water tight compartments, hydraulic gear, Cleveland wheels and brakes.

Aztec Nomad Amphibian Performance

SPECIFICATIONS (cont'd.)

PERFORMANCE

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  • TAKE OFF DISTANCE ON WATER (ft.)1750
  • RATE OF CLIMB (ft./min.)950
  • ENGINE OUT RATE OF CLIMB (ft./min. S.L.)50
  • CRUISE SPEED MPH75% (29 GPH) - 155
  • 65% (26 GPH) - 145
  • MAXIMUM RANGE (S.M.)Standard - 785

Take-off Distance on Water (ft.) – 1750

Rate of Climb (ft./min.)                                                              950

Engine Out Rate of Climb (ft./min. S.L.)                              50

Cruise Speed MPH      75% (29 GPH)                                155

                                               65% (26 GPH)                                  145

Maximum Range (S.M.)       Standard                                 785

                                                          Optional                               1010: 

LIMITING AND RECOMMENDED AIRSPEEDS (IAS MPH)

Vy   (best rate of climb)

102

Vmc   (min. control w/critical engine inop.)

60

Vyse   (best single engine rate of climb)

102

Va   (design manoeuvring)

136

Vfe    (max. flap extension)

125

Vlo    (max. landing gear extension)

125

Vno    (max structural cruise)

153

Vne    (max. never exceed speed)

193

Vs1    (stall clean)

59

Vs0    (stall dirty)

54

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