Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2. Specifications. A photo.
Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2. Specifications. A photo.

Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2. Specifications. A photo.

Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 - lightweight single-engine civilian aircraft manufactured by «Glasair Aviation» from 2003 years.

Photo Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2

Designing an aircraft Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 conducted by American engineers on the basis of a model Glasair GlaStarHowever, the design of the aircraft has undergone a number of technical and design changes as a consequence, the aircraft Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 building Hotel positioned as a model and not a modification.

His great popularity plane Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 gained thanks to a low enough price component according to the order of the year 2011 55 thousand dollars. Nevertheless, in view of the fact that the aircraft has been launched in the form of separate sets of self-assembly, before getting completely finished design of the aircraft was required at least 1150 hours and availability of specialized equipment.

Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 photo

Due to the expansion of the cockpit, on the plane Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 can carry up to four people - a pilot and three passengers, and in addition, the aircraft is also adapted for the carriage of a small amount of cargo, but in fact, for this purpose it is not used as operation it is conducted exclusively by private owners.

Cabin Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2

The power plant of the Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 aircraft includes one Lycoming IO-360 piston four-cylinder aircraft engine capable of developing tractive power in the HP 180, which is very acceptable considering the actual cost of the aircraft. The maximum speed developed by the Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 aircraft is 270 km / h, which, given the high maneuverability available, makes it possible to operate the aircraft as a sports aircraft. In addition, the model Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 has a sufficiently large supply of fuel, which in turn makes it possible to freely overcome the distance to 1500 kilometers. Among other things, if necessary, the standard powerplant can be replaced with a more powerful one - Lycoming IO-390, which develops traction in the 210 hp, which to some extent increased the flight performance of the aircraft.

Among other things, the American aircraft manufacturers also carried out the release and a modified version of the aircraft - Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2 Diesel, which uses a Thielert Centurion 2.0 diesel engine, the same power as the standard version of the aircraft.

Specifications Glasair Sportsman 2 + 2.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,0 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,68 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,1 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 612 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 454 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1066 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 254 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 270 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 1500 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 6100 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming IO-360 (depending on version);
  • Power: 180 hp (Depending on version).

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