SKYPER GT9 - new bird in the hands

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Hi friends,

I have new toy in the hands for "customer test" ordered by aviation magazine here.
Even though I have now Bristell, I am still sort of addicted to shoulder wing planes. This SKYPER is all-metal aircraft, very light, just 285kg /  628 lbs empty , but MTOW is 600kg/1322 lbs.

What is unusual for me is quite high speed for cruising available, probably due to wing profile. I had only "first date" just no more the 2 hours in the air and 8 landings. Engine is standard ROTAX 912 / 100HP and origin of the aircraft is UL category 475kg/1047 lbs now enhanced to LSA level.

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Not bad.  130 MPH cruise speed!  The airfoil looks a bit unusual but that might just be the angle you shot it from on the tip.  Nice looking bird though!

 

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