Robin R.1180TD Aiglon PH-AIG at Midden-Zeeland Airport (EHMZ), August 4, 1990
Four-seat touring and training monoplane
National origin France
Number built 67
Robin R.1180 Aiglon ia a French four-seat touring and training monoplane designed and built by Avions Robin.
Development [ edit ]
The Aiglon is an all-metal low-wing monoplane with a fixed tricycle landing gear and powered by a nose-mounted 180hp (134kW)
Lycoming O-360-A3AD or a Lycoming O-360-A3A engine. It was based on the early HR100 but had a lighter airframe and new fin and rudder. The prototype first flew on 25 March 1977 and the production version with detail improvements was certified on 19 September 1978. [1 ]
Variants [ edit ]
Prototype, one built
Production variant with longer cabin side windows, 30 built.
R.1180TD Aiglon II
A R.1180T with a new instrument panel, improved cabin furnishing and an external baggage locker, 36 built.
Specifications (R.1180) [ edit ]
Data from [2 ]
Length: 7.26 m (23 ft 9¾ in)
Wingspan: 9.08 m (29 ft 9½ in)
Height: 2.38 m (7 ft 9¾ in)
Wing area: 15.10 m 2 (162.54 ft 2)
Empty weight: 650 kg (1433 lb)
Gross weight: 1150 kg (2535 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-360-A3AD flat-four piston engine, 134 kW (180 hp)
Maximum speed: 251 km/h (156 mph)
Range: 1625 km (1009 miles)
Service ceiling: 5030 m (16,505 ft)
References [ edit ]
^ Simpson 1991, page 261
^ Orbis 1985, page 2800
Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions.
The . Orbis Publishing. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985)
Simpson, R.W. (1991). Airlife's General Aviation. England: Airlife Publishing. ISBN 1-85310-194-X.