Custom Flight North Star. Specifications. A photo.
Custom Flight North Star - Canadian lightweight single-engine aircraft, manufactured by «Custom Flight» with 2011 years.
Photo Custom Flight North Star
Custom Flight North Star aircraft production was carried out by the Canadian aeronautical engineer based on another, quite popular in the world model - Piper Pa-18 Super Cub, however, the similarity in this case can be seen only in the exterior design, as all the flight performance of the aircraft, except for the amount taken on board people have been adapted to modern requirements.
His first flight of the aircraft Custom Flight North Star made in 2011, after which, almost immediately was put into production, which is the present time. However, a key feature of this aircraft is that the aircraft is manufactured by the Canadian company in the form of special kits, kits for self-assembly, which greatly reduces the cost of these products, making it a popular due to the low price, is made according to 2013 year , 68 order of thousands of dollars.
Custom Flight North Star photo
On board the aircraft Custom Flight North Star can accommodate only two people - a pilot and a passenger that does not permit to operate the aircraft in the commercial sphere, however, despite this fact, the plane is very popular - 29 aircraft was built in four years. For shipments, aircraft Custom Flight North Star is not suitable, although the payload to take on board is quite acceptable for this, in view of technical and design features of the aircraft, although the model Piper Pa-18 Super Cub, the opportunity and had the support the expense of dismantling the passenger seat.
Due to technical refinements and improvements produced, the plane Custom Flight North Star, as compared with the base model is more agile and has better management, which naturally points to greater security in carrying out missions. Greater stability to the aircraft managed to give an increase of its mass, which is 531 kg, thus, the plane is resistant to wind gusts, and able to carry out air travel regardless of the current meteorological situation in that case, if it satisfies the requirements of security.
Plane Custom Flight North Star
The power plant of the aircraft Custom Flight North Star has also undergone a number of changes - it uses a reliable reciprocating air-cooled aircraft engine Lycoming O-320 four operating cylinders that allow to develop the capacity of 150 hp, which allows flights on distances of up to 1110 kilometers at a maximum speed flight into 205 km \ h.
Specifications Custom Flight North Star.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 6,86 m .;
- Wingspan: 11,08 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,3 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 531 kg .;
- Payload: 535 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 1066 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 185 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 205 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 1110 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 3660 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Lycoming O-320;
- Power: 150 hp
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