Jabiru J170

About

The Jabiru J170 is an Australian ultralight and light-sport aircraft, designed and produced by Jabiru Aircraft. The aircraft is supplied as a kit for amateur construction or as a complete ready-to-fly-aircraft!

Specifications

  • Crew: one

  • Capacity: one passenger

  • Length: 5.775 m (18 ft 11 in)

  • Wingspan: 9.66 m (31 ft 8 in)

  • Height: 2.300 m (7 ft 7 in)

  • Wing area: 9.56 m2 (102.9 sq ft)

  • Empty weight: 320 kg (705 lb)

  • Gross weight: 600 kg (1,323 lb)

  • Fuel capacity: 135 litres (30 imp gal; 36 US gal)

  • Powerplant: 1 × Jabiru 2200 four cylinder, air-cooled, four stroke aircraft engine, 63 kW (85 hp)

  • Propellers: 2-bladed wood/composite, 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in) diameter

Peformance

  • Maximum speed: 240 km/h (149 mph; 130 kn)

  • Cruise speed: 185 km/h (115 mph; 100 kn)

  • Stall speed: 72 km/h (45 mph; 39 kn) full flaps

  • Never exceed speed: 259 km/h; 161 mph (140 kn)

  • Range: 1,908 km; 1,185 mi (1,030 nmi)

  • Service ceiling: 4,600 m (15,000 ft)

  • g limits: +4/-2

  • Maximum glide ratio: 10:1

  • Rate of climb: 2.5 m/s (500 ft/min)

  • Wing loading: 62.8 kg/m2 (12.9 lb/sq ft)

Why we need it

I believe we need this aircraft as it is one of the only Australian made aircraft out there, and Australian aircraft have no representation in Infinite Flight.


Credit: Wikipedia

Interesting 🤔

Sadly I don’t think it is too common for the whole world and would be too similar to a Cessna… and I’m out of votes 😂

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Looks cool, but I don’t see myself clearing a vote for it.

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To be honest it looks like a Cessna 172 ripoff. I’m personally not voting for this as I don’t have enough votes.