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Friday, 17 January 2020

Magnus eFusion Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

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Magnus eFusion Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – eFusion is an all-electric two-seat light sport aircraft developed by Magnus Aircraft, a company based in Hungary, in collaboration with Siemens. This aircraft was launched at the AERO Friedrichshafen exhibition in Germany in April 2016. The first Magnus eFusion flight was conducted at the Matkópuszta airfield in Kecskemet, Hungary in April 2016. The aircraft was also developed for other categories including ultra-light (UL) and very light aircraft (UL) VLA). This aircraft can be used for interference recovery training with low operating costs.

Magnus eFusion all-electric light sport aircraft

Magnus eFusion Specs

The eFusion aircraft was developed based on a Fusion engine powered by a piston engine. This aircraft has a low-wing monoplane design that is equipped with symmetrical wings, a titanium firewall, and a central part made of chrome molybdenum alloy. The fuselage is mounted with a non-retractable three-wheeled landing gear. Overall aircraft dimensions include a length of 6.7 m, a height of 2.4 m, a wingspan of 8.3 m including winglets, and a wingspan of 10.59 m².

The aircraft is also equipped with a built-in parachute system (ballistic recovery system) that connects to the aircraft at three points and protects the entire aircraft in the event of an emergency. This serves to reduce the risk of accidents and improve flight safety. The aircraft has an empty weight of 410 kg and a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 600 kg. This requires a take-off distance between 120 m and 130 m, and a landing distance between 150 m and 200 m.

Magnus eFusion engine

Magnus eFusion Engine and Performance

Magnus eFusion is powered by the Siemens 60 kW all-electric system to drive the propeller. This offers a low level of engine noise and minimal operating costs. This aircraft is fully battery powered and has an endurance of around one hour.

EFusion aircraft can fly with cruise speeds ranging from 185 km / h and 240 km / h. Kiosk and aircraft maneuver speeds are 64.8 km / h and 192.6 km / h, respectively. This aircraft has a maximum range of up to 1,100 km and a service ceiling of 12,000 ft.

Magnus eFusion Cabin and Interior

The Magnus eFusion cabin can accommodate two personnel consisting of a pilot and a passenger in a side by side seating configuration. The cabin is 1.17 m wide and features a glass canopy that will increase passenger visibility to 180 degrees.

Magnus eFusion cockpit

Magnus eFusion Cockpit and Avionics

The Magnus eFusion cockpit is integrated with the avionics circuit that includes a video surveillance system with an onboard operator work station or a wireless video surveillance system with a ground station control version. It also includes daytime visible electro-optical (EO) sensors with object tracking systems and camera sensors and combined thermal EO sensors seen day and night. The aircraft can be optionally installed on autopilot, dual controls, attitude indicators, night visual flight rules (NVFR) packages, landing lights, heated pitots and leather seat covers.

Magnus eFusion Price

The estimated price of the Magnus eFusion all-electric light sport aircraft is around US $ 200,000.

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Rans S-20LS Raven Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

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Rans S-20LS Raven Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – The Rans S-20LS Raven is a two-seat light sport aircraft manufactured by RANS Designs, US. This aircraft was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under the Special Light Sport Aircraft (SLSA) category in March 2016. This also means the aircraft may be able to obtain type certification with minimal changes from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Rans S-20LS Raven light sport aircraft

Rans S-20LS Raven Specs

Construction The S-20LS Rans fuselage is constructed using a 4130 chrome-moly welded steel tube. The wing of the aircraft is a combination of aluminum tubes and stamped wing ribs, the leading ends of aluminum sheets and aluminum wing struts. All covered with cloth. The overall dimensions of the aircraft include a length of 6.4 m, 2 m height, 9.2 m wingspan and 14.1 m² wing area. The aircraft has an empty weight of 336 kg and a gross weight of 599 kg, and can carry up to 263 kg of useful load. The aircraft's wing loading capacity is 4 kg.

The aircraft is equipped with internal corrosion protection, classic steering, and ball bearing control pulleys. It is also equipped with double sided hydraulic foot brakes, parking brakes and braided stainless steel brake lines, and throttles mounted on a single panel. The landing gear includes 6 in. Hydraulic wheels and brakes, telescopic tunable steerable nose wheels, fully rotatable tail wheels, and buoy attachments.

Rans S-20LS Raven Engine and performance

The Rans S-20LS Raven aircraft is powered by a Rotax 912ULS engine which produces an output power of 100 hp. The engine drives a three-bladed drive warp propeller hub that can be adjusted to w-HP-L with a carbon fiber spinner. The fuel system includes a 26 gal fuel system and a gasolator fuel tank.

The Rans S-20LS Raven can fly at cruising speeds of 180 km / h and never exceed 209 km / h. It has a maximum range of 937km and an endurance of 5.2 hours. The aircraft service ceiling is 4,420 m (14,500 ft) and the climbing level is 900 fpm. The aircraft requires a distance of 91 m for takeoff and 104 m for landing.

Rans S-20LS Raven interior

Rans S-20LS Raven Cabin and Interior

The Rans S-20LS Raven cabin measuring 46 in. Can accommodate two passengers in an adjoining seating configuration. The cabin interior includes plush upholstered seats with map pocket and in-flight adjustments with three different reclining arrangements. The seat includes three lap points and shoulder belts. The cabin is equipped with a 21.2 ft luggage compartment with a maximum load capacity of 80 lb.

The cabin can be accessed through a 50 in curved door with a gas lifting cylinder to make it easy to enter and load luggage. These are equipped with cabin heat, and cabin air vent mounted on the dashboard. In addition, some additional equipment in the cabin includes a fire extinguisher mounted on the floor and a wind shield / avionics cooling fan.

Rans S-20LS Raven cockpit

Rans S-20LS Raven Cockpit and Avionics

The Rans S-20LS Raven cockpit is equipped with avionics circuit that includes dual control sticks, air speed indicator, vertical speed indicator, altimeter, engine gauge including RPM, oil pressure / oil pressure, volt meter and hour meter, and pedestal compass. It also integrates a Garmin GTR 200 radio with an intercom, a Garmin Aera 550 GPS, and a Garmin GTX 327 transponder. In addition, other instrument options that can be mounted on an aircraft include traditional analog, or Dynon or Garmin electronic flight instrument systems.

The Rans S-20LS Raven aircraft is also equipped with a gascolator, electric fuel pump, electric passenger elevator lift trim, canopy cover, carbon fiber cover, carbon fiber wing tips, and AVEO Vega TLR landing lights. The pilot control stick is mounted with an electric elevator trim with indicators on the panel.

Rans S-20LS Raven Price

The price of the Rans S-20LS Raven light sport aircraft is around US $ 119,000.

Monday, 13 January 2020

Vickers Wave Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

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Vickers Wave Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – Vickers Wave is a amphibious light sport aircraft (LSA) designed and developed by Vickers Aircraft Company of Hamilton, New Zealand. The aircraft is designed to meet ASTM's international LSA standards, the aircraft only underwent flight testing 180 hours before being certified by the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The aircraft was first introduced at the Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida in 2014. Since its introduction, Vickers Wave aircraft have received expressions of interest from several airlines in the US, Europe and Malaysia.

Vickers Wave amphibious light sport aircraft

Vickers Wave Specs

The Vickers Wave fuselage consists of an aluminum primary structure with carbon fiber hull that is resistant to corrosion. The entire fuselage, floating elements and fuselage skin of the aircraft are also made of carbon fiber supplied by Core Builders Composites. The aircraft can be operated from water and runways on land. The wings of the aircraft can be folded automatically and can be equipped with transportation trailers, and an electric davit hook recovery system for transportation on a cruise ship.

The Vickers Wave aircraft are equipped with Cross-Over fixed landing gear and an emergency aircraft recovery parachute system. It also includes an emergency locator transmitter (ELT), a vertical electric power management system, and an electrically powered water booster for engine-off, on-water maneuvers. Overall, the dimensions of the aircraft include a length of 7.5 m, a height of 2.29 m, a wingspan of 9.4 m and a wingspan of 13.87 m².

Vickers Wave Engine and Performance

The Vickers Wave seaplane is powered by the Intercooled Turbo ROTAX 915is engine which produces an output power of 141 hp. The engine moves the 72-in Catto three-bladed propeller. The aircraft uses Auto-Gas or Av-Gas fuel and has a full fuel capacity of 190 l.

Vickers Wave aircraft can fly with a maximum cruise speed of 222 km / h and a maximum range of 2037 km (1100 nm). The aircraft requires a distance of 182 m to take off and land. The aircraft has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 839 kg and can carry a useful load of 295 kg.

Vickers Wave specs

Vickers Wave Cockpit and Avionics

The Vickers Wave cockpit is equipped with the Dynon SkyView SV-D1000 avionics device which integrates a high-resolution touch screen display. The screen has a high level of brightness and can be seen clearly even in direct sunlight. The SkyView avionics suite includes the COM-C25 CON radio, the SkyView 2S stereo intercom, the SV-XPNDR-261 transponder, and the S mode transponder.

The instrument panel also integrates standard equipment including flight control sticks, center consoles, iPad mini with electronic flight books, checklists, and backup electronic flight instrument systems (EFIS). Other avionics include SkyView automatic pilots and angle of attack (AOA) indicators.

Vickers Wave cabin and Interior

The Vickers Wave cabin has a length of 1.4 m, width 1.34 m, and height 1.20. The cabin can accommodate two personnel consisting of a pilot and a passenger. It has luggage space with a storage volume of 25 ft³ (0.71 m³). The cabin interior incorporates a heater and climate control fan, and has a double sliding door for safe and uncovered entry or exit, a high-visibility front windshield, drinking area, and seats with armrests and inertia windings, 4-point seat belts with airbags .

Vickers Wave price

The price of the Vickers Wave amphibious light sport aircraft is around US $ 180,000.

Saturday, 11 January 2020

MVP Aero Model 3 Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

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MVP Aero Model 3 Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – MVP Aero Model 3 is a  two-seat amphibious light sport aircraft (LSA) designed and developed by MVP Aero Inc. of Delaware, US. This plane can be ground, air, water and snow. The first prototype of the Model 3 seaplane was first introduced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2014. This aircraft is being developed for the category of special light sport aircraft (S-LSA), and experimental light sport aircraft (E-LSA). MVP Aero began production of Model 3 aircraft in the US in collaboration with its strategic partner Glasair Aviation and Fibercraft.

MVP Aero Model 3 amphibious light sport aircraft

MVP Aero Model 3 Specs

The Model 3 aircraft was designed by Mike Van Staagen and produced by MVP Aero. The fuselage is built using carbon and glass composites. Fabric-coated wing construction provides light weight and strength. Overall, the dimensions of the aircraft include a length of 7.24 m in the extended wing position and 8.1 m when the wings are folded. The wingspan is 10.97 m in the open position and 2.44 m in width when the wings are folded.

The aircraft is equipped with re-positioned gears with standard airframe emergency parachutes and two specially designed high lift airfoils. The aircraft has manually folded wings and is able to land on land or water. This can be transformed into a versatile floating platform.

MVP Aero Model 3 Engine and Performance

The MVP Aero Model 3 is powered by a Rotax 914 engine that produces around 115 h of power. It has a fuel capacity of 26 gal along with additional tank facilities. The aircraft can fly with a maximum cruise speed of 193 km / h at sea level and stall speed of 76 km / h with full flaps. It has a maximum climbing rate of 1,000 fpm at sea level. It carries a useful load of 450 lb and has a wing loading capacity of 54 kg / m².

MVP Aero Model 3 cockpit

MVP Aero Model 3 Cockpit and Avionics

MVP Aero Model 3 has a glass canopy that fully covers the cockpit seat. The canopy moves up and back on the four-rod link, which is positioned above the machine pole. Pilots and passengers can move from the cockpit to the tail on the catwalk. The Model 3 aircraft cockpit is equipped with an instrument panel that has a standalone pod to provide protection from water droplets from swimwear and flip-flops. It also includes four hinged folding panels on the front deck.

MVP Aero Model 3 interior

MVP Aero Model 3 Cabin and Interior

The MVP Aero Model 3 cabin has a 1.17 m cabin width that can accommodate one pilot and one passenger. The aircraft seat can be removed and placed on the nose of the aircraft when relaxing or fishing. It has a flat floor from the bow to the rear of the trunk, which is adequate for two people to lie on. passengers can also sleep with a hammock that can be stretched between the engine pole and tail.

MVP Aero Model 3 Price

The price of the MVP Aero Model 3 amphibious light sport aircraft is around US $ 189,000.

Thursday, 9 January 2020

ATEC 322 Faeta Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price

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ATEC 322 Faeta Specs, Interior, Cockpit, and Price – ATEC 322 Faeta is a two-seater light sport aircraft (LSA) designed and developed by ATEC, Czech Republic. This aircraft can be used by flight training schools, couples, pilots and retired pilots. The aircraft underwent flight tests in October 2015 and is ready for shipping in the S-LSA category to US distributors.

ATEC 322 Faeta light sport aircraft

ATEC 322 Faeta Specs

ATEC 322 Faeta was built based on the design and form of ATEC 122 Zephyr. The aircraft's wings are made of carbon fiber sandwich shells, the wing spars are made of hard beech-coated saturated with synthetic resin and the tail unit is made of all-composite material. The wing backs down with an angle of 5.5 °. Flaps, hinges, slots, Pitot tube enclosures, and wing tips were developed using a computer-aided design to get minimum airdrag.

The ATEC 322 Faeta tail unit has a T-shaped construction with a tapered horizontal tailplane, fix stabilizer, and elevator. The aircraft engine compartment is separated from the cabin by a firewall. This aircraft has a small window above the baggage compartment on both sides of the fuselage. It was also equipped with a modern USH 600 rescue system. Overall dimensions of the aircraft include a length of 6.2 m, 2 m high, 9.6 m wingspan, 2.4 m tail span and 2 m wheelbase.

The ATEC 322 Faeta aircraft has a fixed three-wheel landing gear and a steerable nose wheel. The main wheels are equipped with a pair of composite leaf springs and hydraulic brakes. The front legs of the landing gear are constructed with composites and rubber springs that can withstand loads up to 1,285 lb.

ATEC 322 Faeta Engine and Performance

The ATEC 322 Faeta aircraft is powered by a Rotax 912iS sport engine that produces an output power of 100 hp. The engine moves a two-bladed or three-bladed propeller that can be fixed, adjusted to the ground or can be adjusted in flight with manual or electric controls. The engine mount is welded with high quality chrome moly thin-walled steel tubes (CrMo). It has a fuel tank with a maximum capacity of 26.4 US gal (2 x 50 l).

The ATEC 322 Faeta aircraft can fly with a cruise speed of 211 km / h and a maximum speed of 235 km / h. The minimum speeds and aircraft kiosk speeds are 79 km / h and 60 km / h, respectively. It has a maximum flight range of 2,000 km (1,080 nm) and a climbing rate of 7.5 m / s. The aircraft has an empty weight of 300 kg, and a maximum takeoff weight (MToW) of 582 kg with a payload capacity of up to 172 kg.

ATEC 322 Faeta cockpit

ATEC 322 Faeta Cockpit and Avionics

The cockpit of ATEC 322 Faeta aircraft is equipped with a canopy that can be opened backwards. The avionics suite of aircraft includes basic analog instruments, including a glass cockpit, electronic systems for flight and engine monitoring, and navigation with a 9 in screen. It also includes dependent automatic surveillance - broadcast (ADS-B) - already using the Garmin transponder.

Avionics further includes position recorders, three-axis autopilot, and various GPS, radio, and emergency locator transmitters (ELT). It also includes a USB connector, MP3 and movie player. The pedal can be adjusted in three positions, according to the height of the pilot.

ATEC 322 Faeta interior

ATEC 322 Faeta Cabin and Interior

The ATEC 322 Faeta cabin can accommodate up to two passengers with side-by-side seating configurations. The cabin has two ergonomic chairs with a high-tech nanofiber fabric armrest in a variety of optional colors. The seat holder can be adjusted up or down and forwards or backwards. The cabin is also equipped with air ventilation and heating to improve air circulation for passenger comfort.

ATEC 322 Faeta Price

The price of the ATEC 322 Faeta light sport aircraft is around US $ 150,000.