Air International 1981-09
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The Hughes 600X, based on the highly successful Model 500D.
Canadair is in the final stages of wind-tunnel testing of its revised wing design for the stretched Challenger E, which will now feature winglets and single slotted flaps, as shown here. There is to be a further increase of 4 ft (1,22 m) in span, to 69 ft 7 in (21,21 m) compared with the 61 ft 10 in (18,85 m) of the basic Challenger, and gross weight is now put at 53.950 lb (24 472 kg) compared with the 53.000 lb (24040 kg) quoted last year. The first Challenger E is expected to fly in the spring of 1983, preceded a year earlier by the first CL-601 with General Electric CF34-1A turbofans.
A three-view drawing of the Beech Commuter 1900.
После первого успеха с Gossamer Penguin аппарат Solar Challenger первым из самолетов, работающих на солнечной энергии, пересек Ла-Манш.
Solar Challenger, which on 7 July 1981 flew from France to England on solar power alone.
Based on the Fournier RF-6B design, the Slingsby T67A is now in production in the UK and a prototype of GRP construction is planned for next year.
Based on the Fournier RF-6B design, the Slingsby T67A is now in production in the UK and a prototype of GRP construction is planned for next year.
The 1981 Model Piper Seneca III, featuring uprated engines.
The PIK-23 Towmaster was expected to start its flight trials in Finland soon.
This three-view shows the latest configuration of the Commuter Aircraft Corp CAC-100 project.