ACS-100 Sora

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ACS-100 Sora
ACS-100 Sora.JPG
Role Light sport aircraft
Manufacturer Advanced Composites Solutions

The ACS-100 Sora is a Brazilian two-seat Light Sport Aircraft, designed by Advanced Composites Solutions.

Development[edit]

The Sora (originally designated the ACS-100 Triathlon) was developed from the CB-10 Triathlon project designed by the Brazilian aircraft designer Cláudio Barros of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. The Sora is a two-seat side-by-side all-composite low-wing cantilever monoplane with a conventional tail unit. It has a fixed tricycle landing gear with retractable gear as an option. It is designed to be fully aerobatic (+6g to -4g). The first flight was planned for May 2008 with delivery of the first aircraft planned for the first half of 2008.

Specifications (ACS-100)[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 6.5 m (21 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 8.7 m2 (94 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 350 kg (772 lb)
  • Gross weight: 600 kg (1,323 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912S , 74 kW (99 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 340 km/h (211 mph; 184 kn)

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