Aeromot AMT-200 Super Ximango

Summary

AMT-200 Super Ximango
Aeromot AMT-200S Super Ximango Vabre.jpg
Role Motor glider
National origin Brazil
Manufacturer Aeromot
Designer René Fournier
Introduction 1993
Number built 126 (2009)
Developed from AMT-100 Ximango

The Aeromot AMT-200 Super Ximango is a Brazilian motor glider developed from the AMT-100 Ximango but fitted with a Rotax 912 engine.[1]

Design and development

Built from glassfibre, the Super Ximango is a low-wing cantilever monoplane with conventional landing gear and a T-tail. Powered by front-mounted 80 hp Rotax 912A, it has an enclosed side-by-side cockpit for two. The wings fold for storage or transportation.

U.S. Air Force TG-14A designated AMT-200

Variants

AMT-200
Rotax 912A powered variant in the Utility category.
AMT-200S
Rotax 912S4 powered variant in the Utility category.
AMT-200SO
Reconnaissance variant of the AMT-200S in the Restricted category

Operators

 United States
 Brazil
 Dominican Republic

Specification

Data from Taylor 1996, p. 511, Jackson 2007, p. 28

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 8.05 m (26 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 17.47 m (57 ft 4 in)
  • Width: 10.15 m (33 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 18.7 m2 (201 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 16
  • Airfoil: NACA 64-618
  • Empty weight: 625 kg (1,378 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 850 kg (1,874 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 90 L (24 US gal; 20 imp gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 914-S4 piston engine, 60 kW (80 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed Hoffmann HO-V62R/170FA, 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) diameter

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 220 km/h (140 mph, 120 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 205 km/h (127 mph, 111 kn)
  • Stall speed: 76 km/h (47 mph, 41 kn)
  • Never exceed speed: 245 km/h (152 mph, 132 kn)
  • Range: 1,000 km (620 mi, 540 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 4.900 m (16.08 ft)
  • Maximum glide ratio: 31
  • Rate of climb: 1.8 m/s (350 ft/min)
  • Rate of sink: .93 m/s (183 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: 45.3 kg/m2 (9.3 lb/sq ft)

References

  1. ^ Taylor 1996, p. 511.

Bibliography

  • Taylor, Michael JH (1996), Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory 1996/97, London: Brassey's, ISBN 1-85753-198-1
  • Jackson, Paul (2007). Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2007-2008. United Kingdom: Jane's Information Group. ISBN 9780710627926..

External links

  • Certificação [Type Certificate] (PDF) (in Portuguese), BR: Anac, archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-06.