Liberty XL2. Specifications. A photo.
Liberty XL2 – лёгкий двухместный американский самолёт, разработанный в 2001 году компанией «Liberty Aerospace», и производимый компанией «Europa Aircraft».
Liberty XL2 photo
American aircraft engineer began to develop a light multi-purpose aircraft Liberty XL2 machine model in 1998 year. The new aircraft is intended solely for private use, but despite this fact, the plane had broad functional capabilities, in particular, the aircraft can be used as a private aircraft for the transport of persons, as air taxis funds as the training and sport aircraft. Initially it was assumed that the plane will be able to perform and aerobatic tricks, however, enhancement structure would inevitably lead to an increase in the aircraft of the aircraft cost and an increase of its mass, which is why this idea was taken to abandon.
Aircraft Liberty XL2 model has a very compact size and good aerodynamic shape, all of which provide excellent maneuverability of the aircraft, which is very effective in this model of the aircraft.
A photoLiberty XL2
The first flight of the aircraft model Liberty XL2 has made in April 2001 years, thus, all the tests have been carried out very successfully, in connection with which the project was named warranted, however, the actual production of the aircraft was engaged in aircraft company «Europa Aircraft». However, at present the production of aircrafts Liberty XL2 completed, which, incidentally, does not point to the fact that the demand for aircraft was low - for the entire release period, aircraft manufacturers have been built a few dozen aircraft of this model.
The cabin Liberty XL2 aircraft can accommodate up to two people - a pilot and one passenger, at the same time to transport cargo plane Liberty XL2 can not be accommodated due to the absence in the cabin of the aircraft free volume space that is mainly due to the design features aircraft. However, Liberty XL2 aircraft has proven itself in other areas of its application, in particular, as the training aircraft, as a sports aircraft, etc.
Cabin Liberty XL2
The power plant of multipurpose light air Liberty XL2 vessel consists of one Continental IOF-240-B piston aviation engine of the brand, which is developing a thrust of 125 hp, allows the aircraft to reach a top speed of its flight in 290 km \ h. The maximum range of the repetition of the model aircraft 1090 limited distance in kilometers, which, however, is quite acceptable.
Specifications Liberty XL2.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 6,2 m .;
- Wingspan: 8,76 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,26 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 598 kg .;
- Payload: 196 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 794 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 220 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 290 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 1090 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 3900 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Continental IOF-240-B;
- Power: 125 hp
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