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  • To many in the general aviation community, the words Mooney and efficiency are synonymous. With a sleek fuselage and flush-riveted surfaces on much of the wing, Mooneys have always been top competitors in their class. Therefore, it was not surprising that some Mooney aficionados gasped when the company introduced the Ovation with its big-bore Continental engine. The Ovation is a commonsense kind of airplane. It extracts sizzling performance from a tried-and-true engine and airframe, yet makes life easy for the pilot by embracing sophisticated and modern systems. The Ovation, then, filled a gap in Mooney's lineup. Its normally aspirated 280-hp Continental IO-550-G allows a max cruise speed of 190 knots.

    Mooney Ovation Fact Sheet

    Mooney Ovation Ultra


  • Powerplant

    Continental IO-550-G, 310 hp

  • Propellers

    Hartzell Scimitar 3 blade, constant speed

  • Length

    26 ft 8 in

  • Height

    8 ft 4 in

  • Wingspan

    36 ft 6 in

  • Wing Area

    175 sq ft

  • Wing loading

    19.3 lb/sq ft

  • Power loading

    11.2 lb/hp

  • Cabin Width

    43.5 in

  • Empty Weight

    2,250 lb

  • Maximum gross weight

    3,380 lb

  • Useful load

    1,130 lb

  • Payload with full fuel

    530 lb

  • Fuel capacity

    100 gal

  • Baggage capacity

    120 lb


  • Takeoff distance ground roll

    1,600 ft

  • Takeoff distance over 50-ft obstacle

    2,600 ft

  • Rate of climb sea level

    1,300 fpm

  • Service ceiling

    20,000 ft

  • Landing distance over 50-ft obstacle

    2,500 ft

  • Landing distance ground roll

    1,100 ft

  • Cruise speed/endurance w/45-min rsv, std fuel (fuel consumption, ea engine) @ 75% power, best economy

    197 KTAS

  • Range

Limiting and Recommended Airspeeds

  • VX

    85 KIAS

  • VY

    105 KIAS

  • VNE

    195 KIAS

  • VS1

    66 KIAS

  • VSO

    59 KIAS

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All specifications are based on manufacturer's calculations. All performance figures are based on standard day, standard atmosphere, sea level, gross weight conditions unless otherwise noted.