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AIRPLANE

PIPISTREL VIRUS-SW914


Registration: S5-PEZ


The standard aircraft Pipistrel-SW100 http://www.pipistrel.si/plane/virus-sw/overview#

was modified for the needs of a round-the-world flight with a range of 4,000km and an altitude of 9,000m. Due to a modification of the engine and the propeller the plane was registered as an experimental aircraft with a MTOM of 750kg. At an altitude of 3,000m, the plane reaches the TAS of 145kts with a fuel consumption of 18.2l/h. The plane can fly non-stop for 18.5 hours and can reach an altitude of 9,000+ metres.


Additions to the standard model:

  • Rotax 914 engine + intercooler
  • MT constant speed propeller
  • Wing fuel tanks: 300l
  • Centre fuel tank: 50l
  • Antennas integrated into the plane structure
  • Camera mounts in the wings
  • Air intake in the wings for the needs of the research projects


Built-in instrumentation:

  • Garmin GTN 750
  • Garmin GMA 35
  • Gramin Aera 550
  • Stormscope WX-500
  • Becker radio
  • Becker transponder
  • TruTrak EFIS-SG+APIV
  • Kanardia: Nesis 6"
  • Kanardia: Emsis
  • Funkwerk: BFI
  • Kannad: ELT entegra

ADDITIONAL (non-integrated) EQUIPMENT:

  • MountainHigh oxygen system
  • Nflightcam camera, GoPro
  • Winslow ULO40 life raft
  • Iridium 9505 satellite phone
  • Tracking Spidertrack

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