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  • Standard Equipment

    Rotax 915 iS (142 hp) turbo engine Stainless steel exhaust
    Sling TSi constructed from CNC punched aircraft grade aluminium Direct cool air into composite airbox with large K & N air filter
    Anodised main spars, all aluminium parts Alodined and all components are primed for corrosion protection Oil cooler and radiator for hot and cold operation
    Front gear, engine mount and pedals made from 4130 steel In line oil thermostat
    Robust main gear from uni and biax glass fibre & aircraft grade epoxy Standard with 2 electric fuel pumps
    Robust coil spring with needle roller bearings on front gear Airmaster 3 blade constant speed composite propellor with nickel leading edge
    172 Litre (45.4 US gal) wet fuel tanks in wings  Polished aluminium prop spinner
    Large electrically operated slotted flaps Composite wingtips, wing and tail fairings, nose fairing, instrument panel top, 
    Ailerons and elevator use pushrod controls with bearings MGL Odyssey multifunction EFIS which also displays:
    All control surfaces swivel on ball bearings EGT, CHT, oil temp, oil press, rpm, fuel level, fuel press, fuel flow, manifold press,
    Inspection hatches at all junctions and inspection points 3 1/8" backup instruments - ASI, altimeter, slip indicator, standard panel mount compass
    Full dual controls - sticks, pedals, throttle and brakes MGL V6 VHF radio / intercom with Rami 10V VHF antenna
    Matco axles, wheels and powerful hydraulic disc brakes with park brake Mode C transponder with rod antenna
    5" front wheel and 6" main wheels with 6 ply aviation tyres all round Full 2 axis MGL auto pilot
    Composite wheel spats on all 3 wheels Cast aluminium unheated pitot tube with angle of attack
    1115 mm (44") wide cockpit  Internal red LED cabin light
    Fixed windscreen, roll-over protection bar and lockable gullwing doors  Glove / map box in instrument panel
    Electrically operated elevator trim tab Landing / taxi lights (double LED) in both wings
    RAC stick grip with ptt button on RH seat stick Triple Nav / strobe lights on wingtips and tail
    RAC stick grip with PTT, elevator trim and flap buttons on LH seat stick Locking fuel caps
    Circuit breakers in the instrument panel Andair fuel selector valve (selection - left, right, off)
    Adjustable front seats - both base and back Painted single colour on the outside and grey interior
    Adjustable pedals Halon fire extinguisher
    Leather upholstery (seats, map pockets and stick boots) and leatherette interior side panels First aid kit with emergency signal strips
    Centre console with padded armrest and small storage hatch Interior sunshields
    Large 0.15 m³ (8 ft³) baggage compartment  Lightweight canopy cover
    Ballistic parachute fitted as standard  Plugs and covers for intakes and pitot tube
    Cabin heater Fuel tester
    Log books, pilot operators and maintenance manuals Engine tool kit
    Registered and with flight authorization or with the necessary paperwork for export orders  Test flown, trimmed and instruments calibrated
  • Optional Upgrade Items

    Carbon fibre look on panel and centre console Aveo triple LED strobe and nav light system with lifetime warrantee
    Aviation start keyed switch - master|left|right|both|start Vacuum pump system with gauge and regulator
    Special colour paint scheme per extra colour Artificial Horizon gyro vacuum gauge
    Special complex stripes on fuselage, wings or spats Artificial Horizon gyro electric gauge
    Dual toe hydraulic brakes instead of hand operated brake Direction Indicator gyro gauge
    Xenon landing light (single) instead of standard Halogen (price for each one) Turn Coordinator Indicator electric gauge
    Garmin SL30 NAV COM with AV 12L antenna (instead of MGL V6) Night lights on "6 pack" analogue instruments with dimmer
    Garmin SL40 radio and intercom with 10V VHFantenna (instead of MGL V6) Course Deviation Indicator gauge
    PM 1000 II Intercom with VOX and music input Zaon Collision Avoidance PCAS XRX installed
    Ameriking ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter) Elevator trim on both sticks (full dual operation)
    A second MGL Odyssey EFIS with own SP6 & 7, backup battery (no analogue gauges) FT-6- Red Block Fuel Flow Transducer (instead of the standard flow sender)
    A second Odyssey EFIS with own SP6 & 7, backup battery (keeping analogue gauges) Arrange CAA test flights and approvals for flight school training Authority to Fly
    VSI 0 - 2,000 ft/min  

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