CAIGA Primus 150. A photo. Specifications.
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CAIGA Primus 150. A photo. Specifications.

CAIGA Primus 150. A photo. Specifications.

CAIGA Primus 150 - single-engine turbo-prop private jet, designed aircraft manufacturer «Epic Aircraft», and subsequently modified and manufactured by a Chinese corporation «China Aviation Industry General Aircraft» (CAIGA).

Photo CAIGA Primus 150

The development of the CAIGA Primus 150 aircraft began in 2009, however, the American aircraft manufacturers were able to develop only the design of the aircraft, after which, due to the company's bankruptcy, the project was officially closed and resumed by the Chinese Aircraft Corporation only in 2011 year, where it was being finalized for one and a half years.

CAIGA Primus 150 photo

During its design, the aircraft underwent a number of changes - according to the plan of the American aircraft manufacturers, the aircraft had to accommodate up to 7 people, in particular, two crew members and five passengers, however, ultimately, the aircraft was modified by Chinese engineers and became only a five-seater aircraft, designed to carry three passengers. However, this fact almost did not reflect on the popularity of the aircraft, which, to a greater extent, began to be used as a small and inexpensive administrative-type aircraft, and more likely only with a few exceptions as a private turboprop aircraft. For transporting cargo aircraft CAIGA Primus 150 is not adapted, in particular, this is due to the design features of the aircraft, and the lack of possibility of simple dismantling of passenger seats.

The engine aircraft CAIGA Primus 150

The main reason for the promotion of models CAIGA Primus 150 is to reduce the original price of more than 12%, which in turn has attracted customers not only in the territory of China, but foreign buyers, including from Asia, Europe and the United States.

Initially, when you create a project for the future of the aircraft, intended to equip the aircraft with two reciprocating aircraft engines, however, the Chinese aviation specialists have decided to optimize the design and replace the two engine turboprop one, able to develop more power and provide higher airspeed. Ultimately, by plane CAIGA Primus 150 was established aircraft engine General Electric H85 able to develop traction in 850 hp, which provides the ability to carry out air travel for distances up to 2600 kilometers at a maximum speed of flight in 670 km \ h.

Currently, production of aircraft CAIGA Primus 150 continues, however, the production capacity of the company «China Aviation Industry General Aircraft» is very much limited, in view of which manage to produce no more than 5-6 aircraft a year, which somewhat complicates the popularization of the aircraft.

Specifications CAIGA Primus 150.

  • Crew: 2 person;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 9,2 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,8 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,92 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 1048 kg .;
  • Payload: 720 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1768 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 648 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 670 km \ h .;
  • Maximum range of flight 2600 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 7800 m .;
  • aircraft engine Type: Turboprop;
  • Powerplant: General Electric H85;
  • Power: 850 hp

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