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Name CP-70 Beryl
Manufacturer PIEL
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Light
Engine Piston
Engine count Single

Also manufacturered as:

PIEL CP-701 Beryl
PIEL CP-750 Beryl
PIEL CP-760 Beryl
PIEL CP-751 Beryl
PIEL CP-70 Beryl
PIEL Beryl

PIEL CP-70 Beryl

PIEL CP-70 Beryl

Image source: IANS


The Piel CP.70 Beryl was a single-seat, single-engine sport aircraft first flown in France in the 1960s and marketed for homebuilding.


Aircraft name CP-70 Beryl
ICAO code/WTC CP75 / L
Manufacturer PIEL
Type code/APC L1P / A

Technical Data

Wing span 8.25 m27.067 ft
Length 6.45 m21.161 ft
Height 1.60 m5.249 ft
Powerplant Variants:
  • CP.70: Standard variant for homebuilding powered by a 65 hp (48 kW) Continental C65-8F or 118 hp (88 kW) Lycoming O-235 engine
  • CP.750: a CP-70 with 150 hp Lycoming O-320 engine with a reduced wingspan, fixed tailwheel undercarriage, and a slightly longer fuselage
  • CP.751: a CP-750 with 200 hp Lycoming O-360-A2A engine
Engine model Continental O-170, Lycoming O-235, Lycoming O-320, Lycoming O-360

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving CP75

None on SKYbrary

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