Aerospool WT9 Dynamic

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WT9 Dynamic
AirExpo 2016 - Dynamic WT9 (1).jpg
Role Ultralight aircraft and Light-sport aircraft
National origin Slovakia
Manufacturer Aerospool
Status In production
Number built 500 (2001-2015)[1]
Unit cost
130,000 (European version, 2015)
Variants Aerospool WT10 Advantic

The Aerospool WT9 Dynamic is a Slovak ultralight and light-sport aircraft, designed and produced by Aerospool of Prievidza. The aircraft is supplied as a complete ready-to-fly-aircraft.[1][2]

Design and development[edit]

The aircraft was designed to comply with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale microlight rules, US light-sport aircraft rules and UK BCAR Section "S". It features a cantilever low-wing, a two-seats-in-side-by-side configuration enclosed cockpit, fixed or retractable tricycle landing gear and a single engine in tractor configuration.[1][2][3]

The aircraft is made with carbon fibre sandwich construction. The cockpit width is 1.15 m (45 in). Standard engines available are the 100 hp (75 kW) Rotax 912ULS, the Rotax 912iS[4] and the 115 hp (86 kW) Rotax 914 four-stroke powerplants. A glider towhook is optional equipment.[1][2][5]

The design has been developed into a three to four seat aircraft, the Aerospool WT10 Advantic.[1]

Variants[edit]

Aerospool WT9 Dynamic with retractable gear
Microlight version
Base model with gross weight of 450 kg (992 lb) and 75 litres (16 imp gal; 20 US gal) fuel capacity for the European microlight category[1][2]
LSA version
Model with gross weight of 549.7 kg (1,212 lb) and 98 litres (22 imp gal; 26 US gal) fuel capacity for the US light-sport aircraft category. Standard empty weight is 299.5 kg (660 lb), useful load 250.5 kg (552 lb), range 1,397 km (868 mi).[6]
Dynamic Club
EASA Type Certified Model in Restricted airworthiness category to meet Certification Specification CS-LSA, two-seats with fixed landing gear and powered by a Rotax 912 ULS2.[7]

Specifications (WT9 Dynamic European microlight version)[edit]

Aerospool WT9 Dynamic in flight
Aerospool WT9 Dynamic with fixed landing gear

Data from Bayerl, Tacke and Aerospool[1][2][5]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: one passenger
  • Length: 6.40 m (21 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.00 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2 m (6 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 10.35 m2 (111.4 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 264 kg (582 lb)
  • Gross weight: 450 kg (992 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 75 litres (16 imp gal; 20 US gal) standard, 125 litres (27 imp gal; 33 US gal) optional
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912ULS four cylinder, liquid and air-cooled, four stroke, 75 kW (101 hp)

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 250 km/h (155 mph; 135 kn)
  • Stall speed: 65 km/h (40 mph; 35 kn)
  • Never exceed speed: 280 km/h (174 mph; 151 kn)
  • Range: 1,600 km (994 mi; 864 nmi)
  • Rate of climb: 7 m/s (1,400 ft/min)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Tacke, Willi; Marino Boric; et al: World Directory of Light Aviation 2015-16, pages 22 and 94. Flying Pages Europe SARL, 2015. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. ^ a b c d e Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, page 22. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X
  3. ^ Experimental Aircraft Association (2012). "EAA's Listing of Special Light-Sport Aircraft". Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Aerospool (23 March 2012). "WT9 Dynamic Maiden Flight With Rotax 912 iS". Retrieved 13 May 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Aerospool (2009). "Dimensions and weights". Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  6. ^ Aerospool, WT9 Dynamic Owner's Manual
  7. ^ "EASA Type Certificate A.644 for WT Dynamic LSA" (PDF). European Aviation Safety Agency. 31 August 2017. 

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