XtremeAir Sbach 342

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Sbach 342
Sbach 342.JPG
Role Aerobatic monoplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer XtremeAir GmbH
Number built 44+
Developed from XtremeAir Sbach 300

The XtremeAir Sbach 342 is a German high performance two-seat aerobatic and touring monoplane designed by Philipp Steinbach with Albert Mylius and built by XtremeAir GmbH of Hecklingen.[1]

The Sbach 342 (a marketing name for the XA42) is a composite structure low-wing monoplane with a fixed conventional landing gear with a tailwheel.[1] It is powered by a 315 hp (235 kW) Lycoming AEIO-580-B1A piston engine driving a three-bladed propeller.[1] It is the tandem version of the single-seater XA 41 (XtremeAir Sbach 300) which was designed by the same team in Speyer in 2004.[1] The XA42 received a type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency in March 2011.[1] In November 2012 it received its type certification through the FAA.

Specifications (Acrobatic)[edit]

Data from [1]Type Certificate Data Sheet

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 2
  • Length: 6.67 m (21 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in)
  • Height: 2.54 m (8 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 11.25 m2 (121 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 670 kg (1477 lb)
  • Gross weight: 850 kg (1874 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming AEIO-580-B1A horizontally-opposed six-cylinder piston engine, 245 kW (315 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 416 km/h (256 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 4572 m (15000 ft)
  • G limits: +/- 10
  • Roll rate: 450°/sec

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Type Certificate Data Sheet A.507 XA42". European Aviation Safety Agency. 18 March 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2011. 

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