VL-3 Retractable Gear
For cross-country pilots. Refer to below for general specifications
- Empty Weight270 kg / 590 lbs
- Min Crew Weight65 kg / 143 lbs
- Max Baggage Weight25 kg / 55 lbs
- Max take-off Weight 450 or 472,5 kg / 992 lbs
- Model912 – 914
- Horsepower100hp – 115hp
- Wingspan8,44 m / 27.6 ft
- Length6,24 m / 20.4 ft
- Height2,05 m / 6.9 ft
- Cabin Width115 cm / 0.377 ft
- Takeoff150 m / 490 ft
- Climb Rate6 m/s / 1200 ft/min
- Max operating Altitude5400 m / 18000 ft
- Stall Speed with Flaps53 km/h / 29 kt
- Max Cruise Speed305 km/h TAS / 165 kt
- Landing Groundroll150 m / 490 ft
A refined interior
The cabin area features clean lines and a minimalist, contemporary design. The combination of carbon and kevlar fibers, which are extremely tough, provide safety to the crew in case of an emergency landing.
The acrylic glass canopy allows for spectacular views from the aircraft throughout your journey. Order it in your choice of clear/blue/green or brown.
You can choose to have a carbon look panel like an option.
4Ventilation and heating
The aircraft is equipped with a heating and ventilation system. Warm air is distributed to the leg areas, while cold air is delivered through vents on the dashboard. Strong Aveo cabin ventilation system can be ordered like an option.
Comfortable and modern – select your choice of textile or leather designs, including choice of color. The seats are equipped with four-point safety belts. You can also choose colour of stitches, safety belts, perforated leather or not, colour of embroidery.
The baggage compartment is equipped with headphones holders. The luggage space allows to care four airliner cabin luggages.
Fixed Gear, for flight schools
The fixed gear version of VL3 is designed for flight schools. Your students will learn faster since the VL3 is really easy to fly having an incredible low stall speed and short landing roll.
Tow, Bring joy to gliders.
Transform your Vl3 into a towplane and make gliders happy. It’s easy. All you need is to install the ‘hook’ and you are ready to go.
The VL3 is available with two different engines: the Rotax 912 and the Rotax 914. The Rotax 912 represents is known for its reliability and efficiency, making it ideal for flying long distances. The Rotax 914 is for those pilots who are seeking a boost in performance(30 km/h (16 kts) @ FL 90), with more power and more uniform performance at different altitudes.
You can install an additional electric fuel pump, an airbox, fire protection of the fuel and oil hoses or an auxiliary generator.
An army of sensors will be there for your safety. e.g. fuel pressure, fuel flow, oil pressure, oil temperature, CHT, EGT, MAP.
You can choose between a fixed or variable pitch propeller. The propeller is adjustable in-flight to enhance your climb and cruise performance. Its adjustability will also shorten your take-off distance.
For best results install the Rotax 914 ULS3, hydraulic governor and Woocomp KW20 hydraulic propeller.