Bushbaby and Explorer 582 upgrades

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Re: Bushbaby and Explorer 582 upgrades

Unread post by stefan » Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:32 pm

Tube, fabric and composites. Have a look at our website www.saplanes.co.za or come visit us at Petit (FARA) for a flight
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Re: Bushbaby and Explorer 582 upgrades

Unread post by stefan » Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:54 pm

CLM after the rebuild with the new cowl. Empty weight came out at 301,5kg
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Re: Bushbaby and Explorer 582 upgrades

Unread post by Jayson v Schalkwyk » Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:23 am

Looks nice with a slightly longer nose

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Re: Bushbaby and Explorer 582 upgrades

Unread post by stefan » Thu Nov 13, 2014 7:58 pm

Test Flights being conducted. So far the results after 1,5 hr's
Elevation 5400. DA - 7900ft - take off weight 490kg- Prop just 1 sec of fully fine - Take off rpm 6600- ROC 500ft/min.
Max level IAS - 100mph
Cruise @ 5800rpm - 90mph
Temps on the high side - 80-90 degr C on the H2O depending on power setting.

All in all a very affordable and nice handling errie.

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