St-Just Cyclone. Specifications. A photo.
St-Just Cyclone. Specifications. A photo.

St-Just Cyclone. Specifications. A photo.

St-Just Cyclone - American single-engine monoplane manufactured by «St-Just Aviation» with 1992 years.

Civil multipurpose aircraft St-Just Cyclone has been developed by the Canadian aircraft manufacturers as a replica of the American aircraft Cessna 180However, if the design of the aircraft in general has not changed, the aircraft performance characteristics of the aircraft changed for the better, that in fact, the aircraft provided some popularity among customers.

Photo St-Just Cyclone

Work on the creation of the plane St-Just Cyclone began in 1990 year, and having as a base model of US aircraft the Cessna 180, aircraft manufacturers in a very short period of time were able to refine the aircraft, in this connection, the first flight of the aircraft carried out in the 1992 year, and that same year was sent to the serial production.

Great popularity of St-Just Cyclone aircraft project is not found, as its cost in comparison with the original version greatly increased, and therefore for the entire period of production was built just 26 copies of the aircraft.

St-Just Cyclone photo

Design changes St-Just Cyclone aircraft compared to the aircraft Cessna 180 hardly suffered - exceptions are only some of the elements of the fuselage and the wing, but in general, the plane remained unchanged in terms of their appearance. Experts note that due to some form of smoothing, the plane began to have greater maneuverability, however, the owners of the aircraft, in practice, this is not reported.

The cockpit St-Just Cyclone can accommodate up to three passengers, thus, the plane can carry out air at distances of up to 1400 kilometers, which is very acceptable figure for easy aircraft. In addition, St-Just Cyclone aircraft can also carry on its board and small loads, mass, taking into account its own weight people in the cabin, shall not exceed 590 kg.

Aircraft St-Just Cyclone

The power plant of the St-Just Cyclone aircraft consists of a single piston six-cylinder aircraft engine of the Continental O-470 brand, which, when installed in the nose of the aircraft, is capable of developing thrust in the 230 hp, which provides the possibility of acceleration to speeds of the order of 275 km / h. (maximum rate). It should be clarified that in comparison with the model Cessna 180, the power plant of the aircraft St-Just Cyclone has not changed.

According to the year 2014, 26 aircrafts of this model is registered in the world, of which 3 aircraft in the territory of the United States, and 23 aircraft are in Canada.

Specifications St-Just Cyclone.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,92 m .;
  • Wingspan: 11,58 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,4 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 771 kg .;
  • Payload: 590 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1361 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 255 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 275 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1400 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5480 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental O-470;
  • Power: 230 hp ..

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