Specs & Performance

Configuration

The Sling can be flown either as a Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) or as a Very Light Aircraft (VLA).

LSA

The Sling is flown subject to a MAUW restriction of 600kg. In this configuration the Sling complies with all the requirements of ASTM F2245 – "Standard Specification for the Design and Performance of a Light Sport Aircraft".

VLA

The Sling is flown subject to a MAUW restriction of 700kg. In this configuration the Sling complies with all the requirements of the "Certification Specifications for Very Light Aeroplanes, CS-VLA".

The aircraft specifications, save for fuel capacity and weights, however, are the same in each category.
The performances are different and are provided for both of the categories, taking into account each engine configuration.
To view the Sling 2's Specifications and Performance, please right click on the icon below, select "save target as" and save the PDF to view it later.

pdfSling 2 Specifications and Performance

Weights
Standard Empty Weight 360kg
Maximum Useful Load 340 kg
Mximum Takeoff Weight VLA - 700kg | LSA - 600kg
Engine
Manufacturer Bombardier‐Rotax GmbH
Model 912ULS | 912iS | 914UL
Horsepower 100hp/75kW | 100hp/75kW | 115hp/86kW (Turbo)
Dimensions
Wingspan 30ft 1in | 9.165m
Length 21ft 10in | 6.67m
Height 8ft | 2.45m
Cabin Width 43.8in | 1.11m
Performance
Maximum Allowable Speed (Vne) 135 KIAS | 155 MPH
Cruise Speed - 75% Power - 6000ft AMSL 115 KTAS/132 MPH  | 114 KTAS/131 MPH | 118 KTAS/136 MPH
Stall Speed - Clean 44 KCAS/51 MPH | 45 KCAS/52 MPH | 45 KCAS/52 MPH
Stall Speed - Full Flaps 39 KCAS/45 MPH | 40 KCAS/46 MPH | 40 KCAS/46 MPH
Maximum Demonstrated Crosswind ComponentTa 15 KCAS/17 MPH
Takeoff Ground Roll - Concrete 550ft/168m | 600ft/183m | 500ft/152m
Landing Distance - Braked 350ft/107m | 370ft/113m | 370ft/113m
Rate of Climb - Sea Level 900 ft/min| 850ft/min | 950ft/min
Maximum Operating Altitude 14,000ft | 13,000ft | 15,000ft
Range @ 75% Power with 45min Reserve 750nm/1400km | 750nm/1400km | 730nm/1350km

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