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    Europa XS Trigear Light Sport

    Europa Aircraft
    Hangar 2, Scottow Enterprise Park, Lamas Road
    Badersfield, Norfolk NR10 3ED
    United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 (0)1603 542525

    http://www.europa-aircraft.com
    enquiries@europa-aircraft.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 138Service Ceiling (ft) 18000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 138Rate of Climb (fpm) 1000
    Stall Speed (mph) 51Takeoff Distance (ft) 590
    Range (statute mi) 300Landing Distance (ft) 660
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 912S
    Design Horsepower 100H.P. Low Range 80
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 18H.P. High Range 120
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 832Useful Load (lb) 488
    Gross Weight (lb) 1320
    Wing Area (ft2) 102.11Length (ft) 19.17
    Wingspan (ft) 27.13Height (ft) 7
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design LowFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 42
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 550Number Built & Flown 2
    Kit Cost ($US) $46,875Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $82,000 - $96,000
    COMMENTS:
    Keep the aircraft at home. Wing and tailplane can be removed in minutes and loaded on a trailer. Performance figures depend on engine. Refer to company website. Cruise Speed based on 75% power. Build cost range allows for an ADS-B VFR with Rotax engines from 80HP to 100HP. Sales taxes excluded.