Sling 4Tsi...

April 20, 2018

Dans l’attente d'un prochaine communiqué de presse officiel du constructeur "The Airplane Factory", le Sling 4 avec le moteur Rotax 915is commence doucement à se dévoiler et montrer ses différences par rapport au Sling 4.


Pending the next official press release from the manufacturer "The Airplane Factory", the Sling 4 with the Rotax 915is engine slowly begins to unfold and show its differences from the Sling 4.


New Sling 4 TSi

Features (new compared to the current Sling 4)
 Rotax 915 iS 135 hp turbocharged engine (20% more power)
 New Airmaster constant speed propeller
 Completely new wing with 175 L fuel capacity
 Balanced control surfaces
 Countersunk rivets on front third of all leading edges
 New design front cowling to accommodate the intercooler
 New main wheel spats
 New airfoil shaped main gear legs
 New canopy with modified doors and hinges
 New seats and interior upholstery
 Rear seat moved back to Sling 4 original position giving more head and leg room
 Parachute moved back giving more luggage space

Specifications (Sling 4 in brackets)
Standard aircraft empty weight 508 kg (490 kg)
MAUW 950 kg (920 kg)
Useful load with full fuel tanks 320 kg (315 kg)
All same as Sling 4 except wingspan 9.56 m (9.96 m)
Max continuous power 127 hp (100 hp)
Fuel consumption at cruise 30 L/h (25 L/h)
Speeds and Range
VNe 145 Kts (135 Kts)
Fast cruise speed at sea level 130 KTAS (118 KTAS)
Fast cruise speed at 8,000 ft asl 140 KTAS (125 KTAS)
Stall in landing configuration sea level 50 KIAS (48 KIAS)
Rate of Climb sea level MAUW 680 ft/min (540 ft/min)
Range at economy cruise 1,400 km (1,350 km)





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