Pipistrel Sinus
 
  • Technical Data

The Pipistrel Sinus is made from GFK (epoxy resin, glass, carbon, kevlar). The airfoil used for the wing is the IMD 029-b, (Orlando, Venuti).
Below is the technical and performance data for the Pipistrel Sinus motor glider. The Rotax 503 model is no longer available due to customer demand for the Rotax 912 and is shown for reference only.

Technical & PerformanceData SINUS 503 Motor Glider
SINUS 912 Motor Glider
ENGINE ROTAX 503 UL DCDI 2V ROTAX 912 UL2
max power(with 2 carb.) 50 hp at 6600 rpm 80 hp at 5500 rpm



PROPELLER Pipistrel VARIO Pipistrel VARIO or Fixed Pitched



SIZES                                                                             Meters & Meters Squared
wing span
14,97
14,97
length
6,6
6,6
height
1,70
1,70
wing area
12,26
12,26
rudder area
1,1
1,1
tail area
1,63
1,63
aspect ratio
18.3:1
18.3:1
positive flaps
9, 18 deg
9, 18 deg
negative flaps
5 deg
5 deg
center of gravity
20% - 39%
20% - 39%



WEIGHTS Kgs
Kgs
empty weight
265
279
empty weight light version
256
271
max take off weight (MTOW)

450 / 472.5 / 544


450 / 472.5 /544

fuel tanks capacity
2 x 30
2 x 30 litres
useful fuel
2 x 27
2 x 27



PERFORMANCES
stall with flaps
63 km/h
63
stall without flaps
66
66
cruising speed (75% power)
170
200   
max. horizontal speed  
186
220
VNE
225
225
max speed with airbrakes out
160
160
max speed with flaps down
130
130
maneuvering speed
141
141
best climb speed
115
120
max climb rate ( 450 kg)
3,2 m/sec
6,5
climb rate at 140 km/h
2,8
6,3  
min.sink speed
90 km/h
90
min.sink (prop. 90 deg.)
0.96 m/sec
1.03
max. sink with airbrakes
5.5
5.5
best glide ratio speed
95 km/h
95
best glide (prop. 90 deg.)
1:29
1:28
glide at 150 km/h (prop 90 deg)
1:18
1:18
take off run ( 450 kg)
118 m
88
take off   over 15 m obstacle (450 kg)
210
148
service ceiling ( 450 kg)
6100
8800
45° - 45° roll time
3,2 sec
3,2
fuel consumption  at cruise speed
13,2  l/hour
10,2 l/hour
endurance
5,3 hours
5,8 hours
range distance
900 km
1200
max load factor permitted ( x 1,8)
+4  - 2
+4   - 2
max load factor tested
+ 7.2  - 7.2
+ 7.2  - 7.2

Note: All data are subject to change without notice!
*The Pipistrel Sinus Microlight motor glider is type approved by the Irish Aviation Authority and can be flown on a microlight license or with a group A PPL license with a microlight rating attached. The Pipistrel Sinus kit built motor glider is approved by ILAS to to built as a kit and can be flown with a Group A JAR license.

 

BASIC PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Tail wheel aircraft
  • Exterior surfaces colored white, cabin interior grey colored
  • Light blue cabin carpets
  • Comfortable seats with adjustable head rests
  • 4 point "schroth" seat belts
  • Cabin window on the right door
  • Cabin air vent hole on the left door
  • Noise reducing firewall
  • Dual Controls
  • Positive and negative flaperons
  • Airbrakes
  • Mechanical trimmer
  • Fast screws on the engine covers*
  • On ground adjustable pedals for pilot & co-pilot
  • Automatic wing command connections at wing connection
  • automatic fuel connectors at wing connection *
  • Rivetted and glued UV protected transparent scratch free lexan
  • Three point door fixing
  • Fixed landing gear
  • Hydraulic disk brakes on the main wheels with wheel brakes levers on both sides *
  • Steerable t ail wheel (sinus and virus)
  • Main wheels fairings (sinus and virus)
  • Integrated tanks 2 x 30 liters in the wings with filling caps on top
  • Visual control of the fuel level
  • Fuel gascolator
  • Anchoring points in the wings *
  • Baggage sac behind the seats *
  • Engine hot air cabin heating system for the cockpit
  • Rotax 912 ul2 engine 80 hp with 2 integrated carburetor
  • Gearbox ratio 1:2,27, air cleaners etc
  • Electric starter
  • All required engine modifications and all required parts
  • Dry accumulator
  • Modular electric system with fuses on primary and secondary circuit and battery master switch
  • Regulator-rectifier Rotax
  • Throttle control bowdens in teflon
  • Electric recycling pump
  • Cigarette lighter connector 12 v
  • Instrument panel with Kontakt key master switch, 5 switches with fuses and warning lamps, magnetos switches, starter button and main battery switch
  • Dynon  multifunction engine & flight instrument with all flight and engine instruments functions,
    fuel consumption control, memory, alarms for Vmin, Vne, fuel and all engine values, hour counter, clock, flight data recorder, etc.
  • Libelle (slip indicator)
  • Magnetic compass with mount
  • 2 blade carbon fibre in the air adjustable propeller Pipistrel with 90 degrees gliding position
  • Spinner
  • Basic tool kit
  • Basic spare parts kit

* not included into the light version

 

 

 

 

 

Where are we?

Contact

Fergus McDonnell

Fergus@PipistrelAircraft.com

00 353 (0)87 805 1400

Address: Lights Sport Aviation Ltd.
Creggaun,
Craughwell,
Co. Galway,
Ireland.