AERO SERVICES GUEPARD and GUEPY

TYPE: Side-by-side ultralight.

PROGRAMME: Certified by DGAC in ULM category, August 2000.

CURRENT VERSIONS: Guepard: Highest-powered version. As described. Flyaway or kit.
Guepy: Powered by 48.0 kW (64.4 hp) Rotax 582 or 59.7 kW (80 hp) Jabiru 2200. Metal wing with fabric covering and full-span flaperons. Weight empty 240 kg (529 lb) or 286 kg (630 lb) with optional extras. Flyaway or kit.
Guepy Club: Lowest-powered, with 34.0 kW (45.6 hp) Rotax 503 or 48.0 kW (64.4 hp) Rotax 582. Weight empty (fabric-covered wing only) 210 kg (463 lb) or 286 kg (630 lb) with optional extras.

CUSTOMERS: More than 80 sold in France by 2003.

COSTS: Guepard, flyaway; fabric-covered wing: Rotax 582 €35,329, Rotax 912 €440,826, Rotax 912S €42,396; all-aluminium wing; Rotax 582 €40,040, Rotax 912 €46,865, Rotax 912S €48,678. Guepard kit (less engine) with fabric wing €19,261, with aluminium wing €24,823.
Guepy, flyaway: Rotax 582 €31,085, Jabiru €36,647; kit (less engine) €19,261. Guepy Club Kit €15,687. (All 2003.)

DESIGN FEATURES: Constant-chord, high wing with V strut bracing. Tailplane at base of sweptback fin.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual. Flaps.

STRUCTURE: Airframe of 4130 aluminium tube, with Dacron covering; wings 2017 and 2024 aluminium with Dacron or aluminium covering.

LANDING GEAR: Fixed; option of nosewheel or tailwheel type. Brakes.

POWER PLANT: One piston engine: 48.0 kW (64.4 hp) Rotax 582, 73.5 kW (98.6 hp) Rotax 912 or 84.5 kW (113.3 hp) Rotax 912S. Two-blade (optional three-blade) propeller. Standard fuel 65 litres (17.2 US gallons; 14.3 Imp gallons).

 

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