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Aviatika Mai 890 single seater - SOLD

Unread post by Frog » Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:29 am

ZU-AUC
Aviatika Mai 890
1994
Airframe 511 hours
Engine Type and Hours Rotax 582 511
Prop type prop Aeros Approx 180
Funkwerk radio, altimeter, VSI, turn and slip.RPM water temp RPM Hobbs, Garmin 296
Reason for sale medical
Viewing Location fABB:
Price: R130k
Other information:built by reputable factory in Russia with incredibly good build quality. New tyres last a lifetime. Previous minor accident noted in logbook
Contact details of owner Grant Rowe 0824140087
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Frog » Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:56 am

Excellent paperwork from the time of import. Very detailed manuals. Fresh ATF and MPI +6-4g. Look on you tube and see how the aircraft flies
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by bluesmancoops » Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:04 pm

used to be my brothers - lekka plane
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by ZUFOO » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:16 am

Sorry for asking. Will you be willing to trade for a 2011 Harley Davidson Softail deluxe? Valued at R150k
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Frog » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:19 am

Yes I’ll look at swooping for Harley
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Frog » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:26 am

Sorry swop
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by ZUFOO » Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:00 pm

Thanks. Will give you a call this afternoon.
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Frog » Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:56 am

Price reduced. Offers please for this great aircraft.
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Johan Swakopmund » Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:46 pm

The Aviatika is the Jeep of the sky.
Built like only the Russians can do it. Strong and rather heavy but extremely simple for a single seater
Also did a complete rebuild on mine and with a tank for crop spraying ( that is what it was designed for.)
Can pick up 200 kg with ease , that is pilot , fuel and herbicide ( 95 liters ) with ease.
It is a land and take off anywhere aircraft. Wheels very small and i would replace them with off-road wheels.
However very slow - 100 km / hour cruise and burn same fuel as other rotaxes doing 110 / 120 mph
only quirk is the rudder pedals are coupled to the front wheel with push rods nor longer than 300 mm. Talk of direct coupling.
When coming in to land in a crosswind the rudder must be kicked in neutral before the front wheel is on the ground
as you would very quickly go farming.
Fun to fly. Very low level in the desert it becomes a real fighter pilot experience between the koppies.
Another bad for the aircraft is it is very noisy with the engine literally behind your head which make radio useless
unless you wore a helmet with good noise canceling earphones.

Yes i owned one , did about 130 hours on it. Used it on the farm spraying herbicide for bush control.
Not a go anywhere aircraft.

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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Frog » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:45 pm

Thanks Johan
Your exactly right about the direct front wheel steering. You have to know about it and know what your doing in a crosswind landing. Once I learnt it was a doddle
I’m interested to hear that you say it was made for crop
Spraying? I understood it was a trainer and all the ones I’ve seen that were converted to crop spraying were severely damaged by the chemicals
The noise I took care of by getting a true genius to build permanent closeted for behind the doors where the problem came from. This with Bose noise cancelling headset makes it very quiet and pleasant
The aircraft is very happy and competent at low level and that’s where I had most fun. My unit is faster than 100km more like 120-130 perhaps because the lack of drag from the crop spraying system. I believe it’s the perfect aircraft for farm serveilanc.
The aircraft is very capable aerobatic. Check out you tube.
If you look at the engineering in the wheels I don’t agree you need to change them
Thanks very much for your valuable comment
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Frog » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:51 pm

I’d appreciate previous owners comments on the aircraft as they are relatively unknown
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater

Unread post by Johan Swakopmund » Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:20 am

Frog wrote:
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:51 pm
I’d appreciate previous owners comments on the aircraft as they are relatively unknown
The two seater were training aircraft with most of them Rotax 911 engines fitted.
I bought mine with the herbicide tank cut open on one side for luggage.
Repaired that and added the spray booms.
Yes it could be a little faster being clean but not much.
I landed anywhere and the small tyres were a problem in sand that is why i say bigger tyres.
This little aircraft has drum brakes that match hydraulic brakes . You have to open them up to
see the genius way they are designed
Take off and landing was between 30 and 50 meters .

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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater price reducef

Unread post by Frog » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:37 am

Frog wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:29 am
ZU-AUC
Aviatika Mai 890
1994
Airframe 511 hours
Engine Type and Hours Rotax 582 511
Prop type prop Aeros Approx 180
Funkwerk radio, altimeter, VSI, turn and slip.RPM water temp RPM Hobbs, Garmin 296
Reason for sale medical
Viewing Location fABB:
Price: R100
Other information:built by reputable factory in Russia with incredibly good build quality. New tyres last a lifetime. Previous minor accident noted in logbook
Contact details of owner Grant Rowe 0824140087
Pictures:Interior, Exterior and Panel Views
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater price reducef

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:50 am

Frog wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:37 am
Frog wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:29 am
ZU-AUC
Aviatika Mai 890
1994
Airframe 511 hours
Engine Type and Hours Rotax 582 511
Prop type prop Aeros Approx 180
Funkwerk radio, altimeter, VSI, turn and slip.RPM water temp RPM Hobbs, Garmin 296
Reason for sale medical
Viewing Location fABB:
Price: R100
Other information:built by reputable factory in Russia with incredibly good build quality. New tyres last a lifetime. Previous minor accident noted in logbook
Contact details of owner Grant Rowe 0824140087
Pictures:Interior, Exterior and Panel Views

R100 :shock: Are you sure :?:
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Re: Aviatika Mai 890 single seater price reducef

Unread post by V5 - LEO » Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:01 am

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:50 am
Frog wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:37 am
Frog wrote:
Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:29 am
ZU-AUC
Aviatika Mai 890
1994
Airframe 511 hours
Engine Type and Hours Rotax 582 511
Prop type prop Aeros Approx 180
Funkwerk radio, altimeter, VSI, turn and slip.RPM water temp RPM Hobbs, Garmin 296
Reason for sale medical
Viewing Location fABB:
Price: R100
Other information:built by reputable factory in Russia with incredibly good build quality. New tyres last a lifetime. Previous minor accident noted in logbook
Contact details of owner Grant Rowe 0824140087
Pictures:Interior, Exterior and Panel Views

R100 :shock: Are you sure :?:


.....at that price Frog I will have it, even 100 USD :D
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