Arey Tatush

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Tatush
Role Paramotor
National origin Russia
Manufacturer Arey
Status Production completed
Unit cost
1,750 (Tatush T120M, 2004)

The Arey Tatush is a Russian paramotor that was designed and produced by Arey of Krasnoyarsk for powered paragliding. Now out of production, when it was available the aircraft was supplied complete and ready-to-fly.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The Tatush was designed to comply with the US FAR 103 Ultralight Vehicles rules as well as European regulations. It features a paraglider-style wing, single-place accommodation and a single engine in pusher configuration with a 124 cm (49 in) diameter two-bladed wooden propeller.[1]

The base model T120M uses the inexpensive 16 hp (12 kW) Russian-made Arey A-170 in-house engine, although options include the 24 hp (18 kW) Hirth F33 and the 16 hp (12 kW) Solo 210 on upgraded models.[1][2]

As is the case with all paramotors, take-off and landing is accomplished by foot. Inflight steering is accomplished via handles that actuate the canopy brakes, creating roll and yaw.[1]

Variants[edit]

Tatush T120M
Model with a Russian-made 16 hp (12 kW) Arey A-170 engine with a 2.5:1 ratio reduction drive and a 124 cm (49 in) diameter two-bladed wooden propeller. The fuel tank capacity is 5 litres (1.1 imp gal; 1.3 US gal) or optionally 8 litres (1.8 imp gal; 2.1 US gal).[1]
Tatush T210S
Model with a 16 hp (12 kW) Solo 210 engine with a 2.5:1 ratio reduction drive and a 124 cm (49 in) diameter two-bladed wooden propeller. The fuel tank capacity is 11 litres (2.4 imp gal; 2.9 US gal).[1]
Tatush T300
Model with a 24 hp (18 kW) Hirth F33 engine with a 1.9:1 ratio reduction drive and a 124 cm (49 in) diameter two-bladed wooden propeller. The fuel tank capacity is 8 litres (1.8 imp gal; 2.1 US gal).[1]
Telezhka
A powered parachute design, in the form of a lightweight wheel set to be combined with the Tatush.[3]

Specifications (Tatush T120M)[edit]

Data from Bertrand[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Empty weight: 27 kg (60 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 5 litres (1.1 imp gal; 1.3 US gal), optionally 8 litres (1.8 imp gal; 2.1 US gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Arey A-170 single cylinder, two-stroke, air-cooled aircraft engine, with a 2.5:1 reduction drive, 12 kW (16 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed wooden, 1.24 m (4 ft 1 in) diameter

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04, page 64. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster UK, 2003. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. ^ "Компания "Арей" / Парамоторы". arey.ru. Archived from the original on 12 October 2002. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Internet Archive Wayback Machine". archive.org. Retrieved 23 September 2015.