APIS/BEE technical data

Apis/Bee is made in GFK (epoxy resin, glass, carbon, kevlar). The airfoil used on wings is IMD029

ModelAPIS/BEE M 14,97 WING SPAN Motor VersionAPIS/BEE M 13,47 WING SPAN Motor VersionAPIS/BEE PG Pure Glider Version 14,97 WING SPANAPIS/BEE PG Pure Glider Version 13,47 WING SPAN
max power(with 2 carb.)21 Kw (28 HP)21 Kw (28 HP)N/AN/A
PROPELLER 2 BLADEPipistrel 1600 mm diamPipistrel 1600 mm diamN/AN/A
wing span14.97 mavailable soon14.97 mavailable soon
length6.26 m6.26 m6.26 m6.26 m
height1.34 m1.34 m1.34 m1.34 m
wing area12.24 m2available soon12.24 m2available soon
vertical tail area0,9 m20,9 m20,9 m20,9 m2
horizontal tail area1,36 m21,36 m21,36 m21,36 m2
aspect ratio18.35available soon18.35available soon
positive flaps0,+5,+9,+18 deg0,+5,+9,+18 deg0,+5,+9,+18 deg0,+5,+9,+18 deg
negative flaps- 7, - 5 deg (up)- 7, - 5 deg (up)- 7, - 5 deg (up)- 7, - 5 deg (up)
centre of gravity23% - 45%23% - 45%23% - 45%23% - 45%
empty weight, approx.220 kg210 kg150 kg140 kg
max take off weight (MTOW)322.5 kg322.5 kg300 kg300 kg
fuel tank capacity18 l (18 usable)18 l (18 usable)N/AN/A
consumption9 l /h9 l /hN/AN/A
LI-PO battery capacityN/AN/AN/AN/A
stall with flaps60 km/h63 km/h60 km/h63 km/h
stall without flaps62 km/h65 km/h62 km/h65 km/h
manoeuvring speed144 km/h144 km/h144 km/h144 km/h
max speed with airbrakes out220 km/h220 km/h220 km/h220 km/h
VNE220 km/h220 km/h220 km/h220 km/h
min.sink 0,59 m/sec0,67 m/sec0,59 m/sec0,67 m/sec
min.sink speed80 km/h85+-5 km/h80 km/h85+-5 km/h
best glide 1: 391: 36.51: 391: 36.5
best glide ratio speed98 km/h103 km/h98 km/h103 km/h
max aerotow speed131 km/h131 km/h131 km/h131 km/h
45°-45° roll time3,9 sec3,4+-0.2 sec3,9 sec3,4+-0.2 sec
take off run MTOW112 m126+-5 mN/AN/A
take off over 15 m MTOW213 m240+-10 mN/AN/A
landing distance over 15 m obstacle237 m267+-10 m237 m267+-10 m
best climb speed82 km/h85+-5 km/hN/AN/A
max climb rate (MTOW)2,8 m/s2,7 m/sN/AN/A
max load factor permitted (x1,8)5.33 G, -2.65 G5.33 G, -2.65 G5.33 G, -2.65 G5.33 G, -2.65 G
design safety factors & testedminimum 1.875minimum 1.875minimum 1.875minimum 1.875

Note: Pipistrel reserves the right to revise this data sheet whenever occasioned by product improvement, government/authority regulations or other good cause.

Included in the basic price:

Ready to fly, test flownAll Models
Inner shell bonded to fuselage shell - safety cockpit conceptAll Models
Outside surfaces in white, cabin interior in greyAll Models
Acrylic paint, finishing and polishing of joints on all plastic parts All Models
Light cabin upholstery in blue colour with large side pocketsAll Models
In-flight adjustable backrest with headrestAll Models
4 point seat belts with automatic closureAll Models
Sliding air vent windowAll Models
Defogging system for canopyAll Models
Adjustable cabin fresh air-vent systemAll Models
Mirror on instrument panel (for prop position monitoring)Only M
Noise reducing firewallOnly M
6 stage positive and negative deflecting flaperonsAll Models
Flaperon, elevator & rudder gap sealsAll Models
Schempp-Hirth type airbrakes, self lockingAll Models
Spring-type internal elevator trimAll Models
In flight adjustable rudder pedals All Models
Automatic connection of wing and tail mechanical controlsAll Models
Transparent canopyAll Models
Fixed main landing gear with 4˝ main wheel equipped with drum brake and fairingAll Models
Two wingtip wheels, 2 ½ ˝ x 1˝ with fairingsAll Models
Steerable tail wheel 7˝ x 1 ¾˝All Models
18 - Litre fuel tankOnly M
Visual inspection of the fuel levelOnly M
Fuel gasculator with drain sumpOnly M
Engine Hirth F33BS, belt drive, air cleaners etc.Only M
All throttle control cables in TeflonOnly M
Fully automatic engine control and propeller positioning systemOnly M
High capacity dry-type battery 12V / 10ah All Models
Modular electric system with fuses on primary and secondary circuitOnly M
Electric starterOnly M
Regulator-rectifierOnly M
2 blade wooden propeller reinforced with fiberglassOnly M
Instrument panel with: Master key switch, switches with fuses and warning lights 
Instruments: multifunction instrument to control the engine operation, automatic system to retract the engine, engine hours counter, rpm counter, CHT, EGT, ASIOnly M
Instruments: ASI diameter 80 mm, Altimeter diameter 80 mm, Vario diameter 80 mm, slip indicator & magnetic compassAll Models
Aircraft tool kitAll Models
Flight and maintenance manualsAll Models
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