TeST TST-12

TYPE: Tandem-seat ultralight.

PROGRAMME: Development being undertaken during late 2002; announced January 2003.

DESIGN FEATURES: Will meet ultralight criteria in most countries. Low wing with slight sweepback and upturned wingtips; sweptback fin; constant-chord tailplane. Wing has removable outer panels for storage and ground transportation.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual.

STRUCTURE: Fuselage of wood with elliptical cross-section and composites panels behind cockpit. Two-spar cantilever wooden wing has wooden leading-edges with fabric-covered rear section. Fabric-covered control surfaces.

LANDING GEAR: Tailwheel type; fixed. Sprung steel main legs with 400x100 mainwheels and brakes. Steerable tailwheel.

POWER PLANT: One 47.8 kW (64.1 hp) Rotax 582 UL engine in prototype; options will include Rotax 912 and Parma-Technik Mikron engines. Fuel capacity 35 litres (9.2 US gallons; 7.7 Imp gallons).

 

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