ELITAR IE-101 ELITAR

TYPE: Side-by-side ultralight.

PROGRAMME: Prototype built at Myachkovo, Moscow; first flown 14 August 1999; public debut at MAKS '99, 17 August 1999; registered subsequently as FLARF-01699. None further built by mid-2001. The aircraft received no promotion at the Moscow show.

DESIGN FEATURES: Simple, robust lightplane, meeting FLARF (Russian amateur aviation) airworthiness rules. High, unswept, constant-chord wing with single bracing strut each side. Sweptback fin augmented by underfin. Wings fold for storage.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual. Mass-balanced ailerons with ground-adjustable tab to starboard; horn-balanced rudder with ground-adjustable tab; two-piece elevator with flight-adjustable tab to port. Fowler flaps.

STRUCTURE: Fuselage and wing of composites. Metal bracing struts and cantilever mainwheel struts.

LANDING GEAR: Tricycle type; fixed; speed fairings on each wheel. Hydraulic brakes. Mainwheels 400x150. Optional twin-float gear.

POWER PLANT: One 59.6 kW (79.9 hp) Rotax 912 UL flat-four driving a two-blade ground-adjustable pitch propeller. Fuel capacity 320 litres (84.5 US gallons; 70.4 Imp gallons). Optional engines include 85.8 kW (115 hp) Rotax 914 and 89 kW (120 hp) Hirth F30.

ACCOMMODATION: Two persons, side by side, with dual controls. Upward-hinged door each side.

EQUIPMENT: RSV K-500 ballistic parachute.

 

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