AMD Patriot. Specifications. A photo.
AMD Patriot - single-engine light sport aircraft, manufactured by the American company «Aircraft Manufacturing and Design» to 2007 years.
The first development of light-sport aircraft AMD Patriot began in 2005 year, while originally intended to create a multi-purpose aircraft, capable of flights at high speeds and withstand great stress. However, ultimately, the American aircraft manufacturers have come to the general conclusion that the production sports model with a relatively low price should appeal to more potential customers, and therefore was a model of AMD Patriot.
A photoAMD Patriot
To reduce the production cost of the aircraft, it was decided to perform common configuration in the interior, while on board the aircraft can accommodate only two persons. However, the aircraft AMD Patriot popular and conventional private owners, and, as suggested earlier, the main reason for this is quite acceptable flight performance of the aircraft, as well as low price.
The power plant of the aircraft AMD Patriot consists of a four-cylinder aircraft engine Continental O-200 100 hp capacity, with a maximum speed of flight of the aircraft is about 230 km \ h, and the aircraft itself is able to move freely at distances up to 1200 kilometers that fits most requirements of customers' requirements.
Aircraft AMD Patriot is quite simple in terms of operation, is a well-controlled aircraft, and is not expensive in terms of maintenance and servicing. In terms of operational capabilities, the aircraft is very similar to the model Cessna 162 SkycatcherHowever, according to some characteristics it is even more effective.
The interior of the cabinAMD Patriot
In 2014, engineers aircraft company «Aircraft Manufacturing and Design» announced the beginning of work on the creation of an improved modification of the current model, however, as it became known, the first test of the new version will be carried out only in 2016 year, and if all works are justified, it is likely that in the year 2017 modification, which is equipped with a triple version more powerful (120 hp) aircraft engine goes into production.
The introduction of the AMD Patriot continues at the present time, with the main reason for the continuation of production is the large number of orders.
Specifications AMD Patriot.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 6,25 m .;
- Wingspan: 11 m .;
- Plane Height: 1,95 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 356 kg. (Depending on version);
- Payload: 238 kg. (Depending on version);
- Maximum takeoff weight: 594 kg. (Depending on version);
- Cruising speed: 190 km \ h. (Depending on version);
- Maximum flight speed: 230 km \ h. (Depending on version);
- Maximum flight distance: 1202 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 4600 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Continental 0-200 (depending on version);
- Power: 100 hp (Depending on version).
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