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VIRUS UL Aircraft technical data
       

model

VIRUS 912

ENGINE ROTAX ROTAX 912 UL
max power(with 2 carb.) 80 hp at 5800 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 284 kg
max take off weight (MTOW) 450kg  / 472.5kg / 544kg
fuel tanks capacity 2 x 30 l / 2 x 50 l
useful fuel 2 x 27 l / 2 x 45 l
PERFORMANCES DATA PUBLISHED FOR TOM 472.5 kg
stall with flaps 62 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
turbulence penetration speed Vb
141 km/h
best climb speed 130 km/h
max climb rate (450 kg) 6,2 m/sec 
best glide ratio speed 110 km/h
best glide
1:24
take off run (450 kg) 90 m
take off over 15 m obstacle n/a
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 1280 km
max load factor permitted ( x 1,8) +4 g - 2 g
design safety factors & tested minumum 1.875

Pipistrel reserves the right to revise the above data whenever occasioned by product improvement, government/authority regulations or other good cause.
The design basis follow the strictest EASA CS-22, CS-VLA and CS-23 (sections), as well as rules applicable to ultralight/microlight aircraft (LTF-UL 2003, etc.) and ASTM-LSA standards.
Ultralight/Microlight certification basis varies from country to country, therefore the actual certificated data may be different from stated above. Please check the certifications link.

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