Aéro Services Guépard Guépy

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Guépy
Role Microlight cabin monoplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Aéro Services Guépard
Unit cost
40,000 (2015)

The Aéro Services Guépard Guépy is a French two-seat microlight cabin monoplane designed and built by Aéro Services Guépard to meet the FAI Microlight standard, it is also sold as a kit of parts for amateur construction.[1][2][3]

The Guépy is a smaller variant of the Guépard 912 and is a cabin monoplane with a braced high-mounted wing, it has a fixed tricycle landing gear and an enclosed cabin for two sitting in side-by-side configuration. The Guépy is built from welded steel tube with tubular wing spars and aluminium ribs, the Club variant has a fabric covered wing. Although capable of using a range of engines a 80 hp (60 kW) Jabiru 2200 four-stroke or a 64 hp (48 kW) Rotax 582 two-stroke powerplant is normally used.[1][2][3]

Specifications (Guépy Super)[edit]

Data from World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2005/2006 and 2015/16[1][3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: oner passenger
  • Wingspan: 9.7 m (31 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 14 m2 (150 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 240 kg (529 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 472.5 kg (1,042 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 50 litres (11 imp gal; 13 US gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Jabiru 2200 , 60 kW (80 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 200 km/h (124 mph; 108 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 170 km/h (106 mph; 92 kn)
  • Stall speed: 60 km/h (37 mph; 32 kn)
  • Rate of climb: 4 m/s (790 ft/min)

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2005/2006, p. 129
  2. ^ a b Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, page 14. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X
  3. ^ a b c Tacke, Willi; Marino Boric; et al: World Directory of Light Aviation 2015-16, page 16. Flying Pages Europe SARL, 2015. ISSN 1368-485X

Bibliography[edit]

  • "World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2005/2006". Pagefast Ltd, England. 2005. ISSN 1368-485X. 

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