The Spirit is a new non-retractable landing gear derivative of the Venture, designed to be powered by a Teledyne Continental IO-360 engine but with a Textron Lycoming O-360 as the optional power plant. Construction of the prototype began in 1990 and this first flew in February 1991 Kits are available, with the engine included at the customer's request.
Details of the Venture apply also to the Spirit, except as follows:
TYPE: Side by side 2+1 seat sporting and cross-country homebuilt.
AIRFRAME: Non-retractable tricycle landing gear.
POWER PLANT: One 156.6 kW (210 hp) Teledyne Continental IO-360. Alternatively 134 kW (180 hp) Textron Lycoming O-360.