Dallair Aeronautica FR-100 Snap!

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Dallair Aeronautica FR-100 Snap!
Dallair Aeronautica Snap.jpg
Role Aerobatic aircraft
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Dallair Aeronautica
Designer Fabio Russo
Produced until 2013
Unit cost
$150,000 completed in 2011 dollars
Variants Tecnam Snap

The Dallair Aeronautica FR-100 Snap! is a homebuilt aerobatic aircraft that can be certified in multiple categories.

Design and development[edit]

The Snap! is imported to the United States and may be certified as an Experimental-Exhibition model, S-LSA, or Experimental LSA.[1]

The Snap! is a single-seat low-wing taildragger. It is rated for 6gs positive and 3 gs negative g-force. The fuselage is constructed of welded steel tubing with a carbon fiber covering. The wings are all-aluminum. The aircraft has inverted fuel and oil systems.[2]

Dallair production ended in 2013 and production was assumed by Tecnam as the Tecnam Snap.[3][4]

Variants[edit]

FR-01
Version for the European market.[5]
FR-100 Snap!
Version for the US market.

Specifications (FR100 Snap!)[edit]

Data from AVweb[2]

General characteristics

  • Capacity: one
  • Empty weight: 285 kg (628 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × EPA Power modified Rotax 912 , 97 kW (130 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 290 km/h; 156 kn (180 mph)
  • Stall speed: 93 km/h; 58 mph (50 kn)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snap brings aerobatics to LSA market". Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Aerobatic LSA Snap debuts". Retrieved 4 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Tacke, Willi; Marino Boric; et al: World Directory of Light Aviation 2015-16, page 83. Flying Pages Europe SARL, 2015. ISSN 1368-485X
  4. ^ Pew, Glenn (3 April 2013). "Aerobatic "Snap" LSA, Now From Tecnam". AVweb. Retrieved 21 March 2017. 
  5. ^ Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, page 40. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X

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