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 Surf over the waves, and stay ahead of your time with this beauty!

Sinus gliding over Portuguese coastal line

 

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Models presented on this page:

Sinus 503         Sinus 912
 

The PIPISTREL SINUS is the world's first ULM certified composite two seated Motorglider.
  • Made in JAR 22 long life composite materials ad high technology.
  • Economical to buy and own, simple to fly and maintain.
  • With low drag and consumption is one of the most economical aircraft ever made.
  • Serial equipped with the variable pitch propeller and possibility to set it in the flag position becomes a true glider whenever you like.
  • Ready to fly, in various versions able to satisfy every request.
The new SINUS ultralight motorglider is a structureless 15 m (49 ft) wing span motorglider with positive and negative flaperons, with airbrakes and tail wheel. All models are made in hi tech composite (epoxy resin, glass, carbon, kevlar). The airfoil used on wings is IMD 029-b, (Orlando, Venuti).

The cabin is properly insulated from noise and very comfortable. The seats are ergonomic with an adjustable head rest. The pedals have wheel brake levers on them, are adjustable in flight and made in stainless steel. All controls are easy to use and reach from both seats. Pedals and sticks are double. The wing tanks have the fuel cap on top, as well as a visual check for the fuel level.

The main landing gear is profiled, made of composite. The main wheels have strong hydraulic disk brakes. Back wheel is controlled by pedals. The airbrakes allow landing the Sinus in very short distances over high obstacles. Disassembling and assembling is very simple like on normal gliders, all wing control connections are automatically locked on annexation of the wings.


 Many options are available, including a steerable, nose wheel model !

SINUS 503

You like sailing? This version is light and comfortable. it is an ideal low cost compromise for you. Our vario propeller with in the air adjustable pitch and possibility to set it in the flag position transform your Sinus in a real low resistance glider. All options are included in the basic price:
Electric starter, recycling fuel pump to fill the wing tanks, warning lights for fuel minimum level, cockpit hot air heating system, main wheel fairings, all engine and flight instruments, etc. 


Comfortable cockpit
 SINUS 912

The world famous Rotax 912 is surely the best you may offer to you and your aircraft. With it Sinus become a sophisticate motorglider like "real ones " with the same characteristics for half price or less.

 


SINUS UL MOTORGLIDER 2003 TECNICAL DATA

Note: In the air adjustable pitch propeller (VARIO) is included in the basic price

model SINUS 503 SINUS 912
ENGINE ROTAX 503 UL DCDI 2V ROTAX 912 UL2
max power(with 2 carb.) 50 hp at 6600 rpm 80 hp at 5500 rpm
PROPELLER Pipistrel VARIO Pipistrel VARIO
SIZES    
wing span 14,97 m 14,97 m
length 6,6 m 6,6 m
height 1,70 m 1,70 m
wing area 12,26 m2 12,26 m2
rudder area 1,1 m2 1,1 m2
tail area 1,63 m2 1,63 m2
aspect ratio 18,3 18,3
positive flaps 9 deg, 18 deg 9 deg, 18 deg
negative flaps 5 deg 5 deg
center of gravity 20% - 39% 20% - 39%
WEIGHTS    
empty weight 265 kg 284 kg
max take off weight (MTOW) 450 kg  / 472,5 kg FR 450 kg  / 472,5 kg FR
fuel tanks capacity 2 x 30 l 2 x 30 l 
useful fuel 2 x 27 l 2 x 27 l
PERFORMANCES    
stall with flaps 63 km/h 63 km/h
stall without flaps 66 km/h 66 km/h
cruising speed (75% power) 170 km/h 200 km/h   
max. horizontal speed   186 km/h 220 km/h
VNE 225 km/h 225 km/h
max speed with airbrakes out 160 km/h 160 km/h
max speed with flaps down 130 km/h 130 km/h
manoeuvring speed 135 km/h 135 km/h
best climb speed 115 km/h 120 km/h
max climb rate ( 450 kg) 3,2 m/sec 6,5 m/sec 
climb rate at 140 km/h 2,8 m/sec 6,3 m/sec  
min.sink speed 90 km/h 90 km/h
min.sink (prop. 90 deg.) 0,96 m/sec 1,03 m/sec
max. sink with airbrakes 5,5 m/sec 5,5 m/sec
best glide ratio speed 95 km/h 95 km/h
best glide (prop. 90 deg.) 1:28 1:27
glide at 150 km/h (prop 90 deg) 1:18 1:18
take off run ( 450 kg) 118 m 88 m
take off   over 15 m obstacle (450 kg) 210 m 148 m
service ceiling ( 450 kg) 6100 m 8800 m
45° - 45° roll time 4,2 sec 4,2 sec
fuel consum. at cruis. speed 10,2  l/hour 9,2 l/hour
endurance 5,3 hours 5,8 hours
range distance 900 km 1200 km
max load factor permitted ( x 1,8) +4 g - 2 g +4 g  - 2 g
max load factor tested + 7,2 g - 7,2 g + 7,2 g - 7,2 g

Note: All data are subject to change without notice!
*The aircraft are designed to comply with Slovenian Ultralight/Microlight certification rules, adopted by JAR VLA and JAR 22 rules. Ultralight/Microlight certification basis varies from country to country, therefore the actual data may be different from stated above. Please check the homologations link.


IN BASIC PRICE ARE INCLUDED:

OUT SURFACES WHITE COLOURED, CABINE INDOOR SURFACES GREY OR BLUE COLOURED
COLOURING, FINISHING AND POLISHING OF JOINTS ON ALL PLASTIC PARTS
POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE FLAPERONS
AUTOMATIC COMMAND ANNEXATION AT WING CONNECTION
WING AIR BRAKES
ANCHORING POINTS IN THE WINGS
MECANICAL TRIMMER
INTEGRATED TANKS IN THE WINGS WITH FILLING CAPS ON TOP
NEW SHAPE VISUAL CONTROL OF THE FUEL LEVEL
WARNING LIGHTS FOR MINIMUM FUEL LEVEL
NOISE REDUCING FIREWALL
3 POINT "SCHROTH" SEAT BELTS
BAGGAGE SAC BEHIND THE SEATS
LIGHT CABINE CARPETS IN GREY OR BLUE COLOUR
CONFORTABLE SEATS WITH ADJUSTABLE HEAD RESTS
ENGINE HOT AIR CABINE HEATING SYSTEME FOR THE COCKPIT
BOTH SIDES FORWARD ADJUSTABLE PEDDALS
THREE POINT DOOR FIXATION
CABIN AIR VENT HOLE ON THE LEFT DOOR
CABIN WINDOW ON THE RIGHT DOOR
RIVETTED AND GLUED UVR PROTECTED SCRATCH FREE LEXAN ON THE CABINE AND ON THE DOORS
FAST SCREWS ON THE ENGINE COVERS
HYDRAULIC DISK BRAKES ON THE MAIN WHEELS WITH WHEEL BRAKES LEVERS ON BOTH SIDES
MAIN WHEELS FAIRINGS
CONTROLLED TAIL WHEEL
ALL NEEDED ENGINE MODIFICATIONS AND ALL NEEDED PLANTS
ALL THROTTLE CONTROL BOWDENS IN TEFLON
ELECTRIC STARTER
ACCUMULATOR
REGULATOR-RECTIFIER
ELECTRIC RECYCLING PUMP
FUEL AND AIR CLEANER
IGNITION MASTER KEY SWITCH, BATTERY MASTER SWITCH, AUX.SWITCHES WITH FUSES AND CONTROL LAMPS
CIGARETTE LIGHTER CONNECTOR
INSTRUMENT PANNEL WITH
BRAUNIGER ALPHAMFD multifunction engine & flight instrument with all flight and engine instruments functions,
fuel consumption control, memory, alarm, hour counter, clock, flight data recorder, etc.
LIBELLE (SLIP INDICATOR)
MAGNETIC COMPASS WITH MOUNT
2 BLADE CARBON FIBRE IN THE AIR ADJUSTABLE PROPELLER WITH 90 DEGREES GLIDING POSITION
SPINNER


The prices and data may change without note.
The price is orientative, f.co Pipistrel, without Slovenian WAT, export and transport costs. The price in different countries may be different cause costs of local import and transport costs, cost of local homologations and different tecnical recquests. For any information from the countries where we have distributors, please contact distributors first.


 
model
503
912
STANDARD VERSION (ALL SPECIFIED OPTIONS)
price EUR
49.200
60.700
ADVANCED KIT
 
 
46.200
56.500
KIT 49%
42.000
51.900

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Last update:
24 Mar. 2005

PIPISTREL d. o. o. AJDOVŠČINA
GORIŠKA CESTA 50 A
5270 AJDOVŠČINA, SLOVENIJA (SI)
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