Pipistrel Virus Technical Data
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Model

VIRUS 912

ENGINE ROTAX ROTAX 912 UL
max power(with 2 carb.) 80 hp at 5500 rpm
PROPELLER Pipistrel VARIO
SIZES
wing span 12,46 m
length 6,5 m
height 1,85
wing area 11,0 m2
rudder area 1,1 m2
tail area 1,63 m2
aspect ratio 13,1
positive flaps 9 deg,   18 deg
negative flaps 5 deg
center of gravity 20% - 38%
WEIGHTS
empty weight 285 kg
empty weight light version 278 kg
max take off weight (MTOW) 450 kg / 472,5 kg FR
fuel tanks capacity 2 x 30 l
useful fuel 2 x 27 l
PERFORMANCES
stall with flaps 64 km/h
stall without flaps 72 km/h
cruising speed (75% power) 225 km/h
max. horizontal speed  240 km/h
VNE 249 km/h
max speed with airbrakes out 160 km/h
max speed with flaps down 130 km/h
manoeuvring speed 141 km/h
best climb speed 130 km/h
max climb rate (450 kg) 6,2 m/sec 
climb rate at 140 km/h 5,9 m/sec 
min.sink speed 96 km/h
min.sink (prop. 90 deg.) 1,8 m/sec
max. sink with airbrakes 5,8 m/sec
best glide ratio speed 110 km/h
best glide (prop. 90 deg.) 1:24
glide at 150 km/h (prop 90 deg) 1:14
take off run (450 kg) 90 m
take off  over 15 m obstacle (450 kg) 167 m
service ceiling (450 kg) 8100 m
45° - 45° roll time 3,1 sec
fuel consum. at cruis. speed 9,5 l/hour
endurance 5,7 hours
range distance 1150 km
max load factor permitted ( x 1,8) +4 g - 2 g
max load factor tested + 7,2 g - 7,2 g

Note: All data are subject to change without notice!
*The aircraft are Type approved by the IAA.

BASIC PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Tail wheel 2 seater aircraft
  • 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 control columns
  • Positive and negative flaperons
  • Wing air brakes
  • Mechanical trimmer
  • Fast screws on the engine covers*
  • On ground adjustable pedals for pilot & co-pilot
  • Automatic wing control connections at wing connection
  • Automatic fuel connectors at wing connection *
  • Riveted and glued UV protected transparent scratch resistant Lexan on the cabin
  • Three point door fixation
  • Fixed landing gear
  • Hydraulic disk brakes on the main wheels with wheel brakes levers on both sides *
  • Steerable tail wheel (sinus and virus tail dragger)
  • 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 cabine heating system for the cockpit
  • Rotax 912 ul2 engine 80 hp with 2 carburetors integrated
  • Gearbox ratio 1:2,27, air cleaners etc
  • Electric starter
  • All needed engine modifications and all needed plants
  • Modular electric system with fuses on primary and secondary
  • Circuit and battery master switch
  • Regulator-rectifier Rotax
  • All throttle control bowdens teflon lined
  • 12v cigarette lighter connector
  • Instrument panel with
  • Kontakt key master switch, 5 switches with fuses and warning
  • Lamps, magnetos switches, starter button and main battery switch
  • Dynon 180 EFIS
  • Libelle slip indicator
  • Magnetic compass with mount
  • 2 blade carbon fibre in air adjustable Pipistrel Vario propeller. Featherable for Gliding
  • Spinner
  • 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.