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Denali Scout

Base Airplane:


Denali Scout, 8GCBC

Lycoming IO-390-A1B6, 210 HP Engine

MT Propeller, MTV-15-B/203-58

     80" 2-Blade, Composite, Constant Speed


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Standard Equipment:


JPI EDM 930 Engine Data Manager

Fuel Quantity Gages (Left and Right)

Digital Clock

Airspeed Indicator (Backlit)

Sensitive Altimeter (Backlit)

Magnetic Compass (Backlit)


Electric Permanent Magnet Starter

70 Amp Alternator

Battery Box with Sealed Battery

LED Landing Light

LED Nav / Strobe / Position Lights

Rheostat Cabin Light

Voltage Regulator

Electrical Control Panel



PS Engineering Stereo Intercom

Front & Rear "Push to Talk" Buttons

Emergency Locater Transmitter

Broadband Transmitting Antenna

Twin Headset Jacks

Cabin Speaker

Noise Canceling Microphone

Avionics Master Switch

Comfort and Appearance

Front Strut Speed Fairings

Bucket Foam Seats with Folding Backs

Adjustable Front Seat

Front and Rear 5-point Harnesses

Hidden Exterior Brake Lines

Light Gray Vinyl Headliner

Deluxe Textured Vinyl Interior

Front and Rear Cabin Heater

Cabin Air Vents

Sound Proofing

Instrument Panel Glare Shield

Tinted Windows (Gray)

Tinted Greenhouse Roof (Dark Gray)

Safety and Convenience

Adjustable Flaps

Balanced Elevator

Dual Flight Controls

Dual Toe Brakes

Parking Brake

Quick Jettison Door

72 gallon Fuel System

B&C Oil Filter Adapter

Oil Quick Drain

Baggage Access Door

Baggage Area Cargo Net

Stall Warning Indicator

Entrance Step

Powder Coated Fuselage Frame

Left Opening Pilot Window

Stainless Steel Exhaust

Steerable 8" Pneumatic Tail Wheel

Light Weight Aluminum Gear

Wheels with 8.50 x 6, 4 Ply Tires

Wing Tie Down Rings

Velcro Aircraft Document File

In Door Map Pocket

100 lb. Capacity Baggage Compartment

Optional Equipment:


  • 2-Blade Hartzell "Trailblazer" Composite Propeller (BHC-C2YR-1N/NG8301-3/SM8)
  • Heated Pitot
  • Aileron Spades
  • Wide Rear Seat
  • Vortex Generators
  • Glider Tow Assembly
  • Carbon Fiber Floor Boards (saves 8 lbs!)
  • Extended Baggage Area (Additional 30 lbs.) with Firewall Mounted Battery
  • Supplemental Left and Right Wing LED Lighting (with Flood and Wig-Wig)
  • CFP-2  Additional Corrosion Protection: Oil Prepped Fuselage Tubing


Power Plant

Horse Power @ RPM

Recommended Engine TBO

Propeller, Constant Speed

Propeller Diameter




Wing Area

Wing Loading

Power Loading


Cabin Length

Cabin Width

Cabin Height

Empty Weight

Gross Weight

Useful Load

Fuel Capacity

Oil Capacity

Baggage Capacity

Extended Baggage Area Capacity

Lycoming IO-390-A1B6

210 @ 2700 rpm

2000 hours

MT Composite MTV-15-B/203-58

80 in.

23.0 ft.

8.7 ft.

36.3 ft.

180 sq. ft.

11.9  lb. / sq. ft.

10.2  lb. / HP

2, Tandem

8 ft. 10 in.

2 ft. 6 in.

3 ft. 11 in.

1340 to 1420 lbs.

2150 lbs.

810 to 730 lbs.

72 gal. (70 gal. Usable)

8 quarts

100 lbs.

30 lbs.


Takeoff Distance, Ground Roll

Takeoff Distance Over 50-ft Obstacle

Demonstrated Crosswind Component

Rate of Climb, Sea Level

Maximum Level Speed, Sea Level

Cruise Speed / Endurance with 45 Minute Reserve @ 75% Power

Fuel Consumption (55% to 75% Power, per Lycoming Data)

Maximum Range (55% Power)

Service Ceiling

Landing Distance over 50-ft. Obstacle

Landing Distance, Ground Roll

203 to 388 ft.

392 to 708 ft.

15 kts.

1987 to 1428 fpm

150 mph

136 mph / 5.8 hours

8.3 to 12 gph

1045 miles

17500 ft.

626 to 816 ft.

218 to 408 ft.

Limited and Recommended Airspeeds:

VX (Best Angle)

VY (Best Rate)

VA (Design Maneuvering)

VF (Maximum Flap Speed)

VNO (Maximum Structural Cruising)

VNE (Never Exceed)

VR (Rotation, 14° Flaps)

VS1 (Stall, Clean)

VS0 (Stall, Full Flaps)

56 mph IAS

82 mph IAS

118 mph IAS

102 mph IAS

133 mph IAS

166 mph IAS

50 mph IAS

43 to 52 mph IAS

32 to 40 mph IAS


**  Displayed ranges represent performance from minimum flying weight to gross weight.

       These values represent standard day conditions - no wind, stock 8.50x6 tires, and average piloting technique.

       Our competition often chooses to display only optimum figures that varies with weight, wind, technique, tire size, etc.