FLY SYNTHESIS WALLABY

TYPE: Single-seat ultralight kitbuilt.

PROGRAMME: First flight took place in 1999. Certified in Belgium and Italy.

CUSTOMERS: Six built by January 2003.

COSTS: Kit €10,400, ready-to-fly €19,100 (2003).

DESIGN FEATURES: Strut-braced high-wing monoplane. Pod-and-boom fuselage. Wings fold for storage/transport. Open cockpit with windscreen; optional 'winter canopy'. Sweptback fin. Quoted build time 150 hours.

FLYING CONTROLS: Manual. All-moving tailplane with anti-balance tab and mass balance weights.

STRUCTURE: Utilises Storch wing and tail unit, but in composites.

LANDING GEAR: Non-retractable tricycle type. Mainwheel size 14x4.

POWER PLANT: One 37.0 kW (49.6 hp) Rotax 503 UL driving a two-blade GT-2/170/90 propeller. Fuel capacity 40 litres (10.6 US gallons; 8.8 Imp gallons).

ACCOMMODATION: Open, but 'winter canopy' available, as extra, to enclose occupants.

 

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