N97999 - That's My Airplane!

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My instructor Bob congratulates me on my first Solo flight!

FEATURES

* Dual CDI Electronic Ignition
* Dual Carburetor Engine
* Rugged Aluminum Steerable Nose Wheel
* Main Wheel Brakes
* Double Surface Wings with Streamlined Struts
* Extra ribs with Mylar Leading Edge Insert for Extra Firm Airfoil
* Increased Max Takeoff Weight of 996 lbs.
* Conventional 3-Axis Controls
* Wider Tail Boom Accommodates up to 72" Propeller
* Even Wider Cockpit for Greater Pilot Comfort
* Inflight Adjustable Trim Control
* Tapered Stabilizer
* Tubular-Braced Tail
* Excellent Crosswind Capability
* Easy Handling and Responsive Control
* Short Take-off and Landing
* Quick Breakdown for Transport
* Quicksilvers Famous Quality
* Airspeed Indicator Included
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SPECIFICATIONS

Powerplant - Rotax 582
No. of Cylinders - 2
Displacement - 580.7cc
Horsepower - 64 hp
Recommended TBO - 250 hrs.
Propeller - 68in x 36 in
Length - 18ft 1/2 in
Height - 8 ft
Wingspan - 31 ft
Wingarea - 174.1 sq ft
Wing loading - 5.74 lb/sq ft
Power loading - 15.63 lb/hp
Seats - 2
Minimum flight crew - 1
Empty weight * - 430 lb
Useful load - 566 lb
Payload w/full fuel * - 530 lb
Max takeoff weight - 996 lb
Fuel capacity - 6 U.S. gal
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PURCHASED UPGRADES

* 3 Blade Carbon Fiber Propeller
* “C” Engine Gear Box
* Magnum Ballistic Parachute System
* EIS Engine Monitoring System
* 12 Gallon Fuel Tank
* Larger Radiator Package
* Oil Reservoir Kit
* Slip Indicator
* Throttle / Injector Splitter
* Tail Brace Kit
* Electric Start
* Extra Wide Seats
* K&N Air Filters
* Emergency Locator Transmitter
* Altimeter, 2.25”, 0-10,000
* Air Speed Indicator, 0-100 MPH, 2.25”
* Compass, 2.25”
* ICOM A-6 Transceiver
* Lynx Radio System
* Dual Headset Systems
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PERFORMANCE

Takeoff distance, ground roll - 240 ft
Takeoff distance, 50 ft obstacle - 660 ft
Rate of climb - 500 ft/min
Max level speed, sea level - 69 mph
Landing distance, 50 ft obstacle (with brake) - 484 ft
Landing distance, ground roll (with brake) - 220 ft
Glide ratio - 5.5:1
Minimum sink rate - 660 ft/min

CRUISE PERFORMANCE CHART

@ 55% power-5000 rpm - 55 mph
@ 65% power-5300 rpm - 58 mph
@ 75% power-5500 rpm - 61 mph
@ 100% power-6500 rpm -69mph

FUEL FLOW

@ 55% power (gph/mi) - 4.5/73
@ 65% power (gph/mi) - 5.0/69
@ 75% power (gph/mi) - 5.6/65
@ 100% power (gph/mi) - 7.5/53
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LIMITING AND RECOMMENDED SPEEDS

Vx (Best angle of climb) - 38 mph
Vy (Best rate of climb) - 40 mph
Va (Design maneuvering) - 70 mph
Vne (Never exceed) - 87 mph
Vs1 (Stall, power off) - 35 mph
Landing approach speed - 46 mph

Building My Aircraft!

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The build began Feb 1st, 2010 in DeLand Florida at the U-Fly-It Light Sport Aircraft Hanger.
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