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    Virus SW (Short Wing)

    Pipistrel
    Goriška cesta 50a
    Ajdovščina, SI-5270
    Slovenia

    Phone: +386 5 36 63 873

    https://www.pipistrel-aircraft.com/
    info@pipistrel-aircraft.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 176Service Ceiling (ft) 23000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 170Rate of Climb (fpm) 1600
    Stall Speed (mph) 40Takeoff Distance (ft) 310
    Range (statute mi) 900Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 912 ULS
    Design Horsepower 100H.P. Low Range 80
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 25H.P. High Range 100
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 637Useful Load (lb) 686
    Gross Weight (lb) 1323
    Wing Area (ft2) 102Length (ft) 21.3
    Wingspan (ft) 35.1Height (ft) 6.1
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 2Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 43.3
    Landing Gear Tricycle, Tailwheel
    Materials Composite
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine Yes
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 400Number Built & Flown 50
    Kit Cost ($US) $110,000Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $110,000 - $110,000
    COMMENTS:
    Pipistrel produces two models of Virus SW: with Rotax 912 UL 80 HP engine; and with Rotax 912 ULS 100 HP engine, so certain characteristics are different. Performance listed above is for the 100HP engine. The comparison is on this page.