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BRM Land Africa

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Wingspan  8.63 m
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Manufacturer  BRM Costruções Aeronáuticas

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The BRM Land Africa is a Portuguese ultralight aircraft, designed and produced by BRM Costruções Aeronáuticas. The aircraft is supplied as a kit for amateur construction or as a complete ready-to-fly-aircraft.

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Chris Heintz, the designer of the Zenith STOL CH 701 considers the Land Africa an unauthorized copy of the CH 701. The Land Africa varies from CH 701 in having a wider and longer cockpit.

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Design and development

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The aircraft was designed to comply with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale microlight rules. It features a strut-braced high-wing, a two-seats-in-side-by-side configuration enclosed cockpit, fixed tricycle landing gear and a single engine in tractor configuration.

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The aircraft is made from aluminum sheet. Its 8.63 m (28.3 ft) span wing has an area of 18.08 m2 (194.6 sq ft) and features large flaps as well as leading edge slots. Standard engines available are the 80 hp (60 kW) Rotax 912UL and the 100 hp (75 kW) Rotax 912ULS four-stroke powerplants.

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In 2009 a new faster wing option was introduced that increases the top speed by about 25 km/h (16 mph), while retaining the same low stall speed.

The Land Africa replaced the earlier BRM Okavango in production.

Specifications (Land Africa)

Data from Bayerland and BRM Costruções Aeronáuticas

General characteristics

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  • Crew: one
  • Capacity: one passenger
  • Wingspan: 8.63 m (28 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 18.08 m2 (194.6 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 270 kg (595 lb)
  • Gross weight: 450 kg (992 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 72 litres (16 imp gal; 19 US gal)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912ULS four cylinder, liquid and air-cooled, four stroke aircraft engine, 75 kW (101 hp)
  • Performance

  • Cruising speed: 175 km/h (109 mph; 94 kn)
  • Stall speed: 40 km/h (25 mph; 22 kn)
  • Never exceed speed: 175 km/h (109 mph; 94 kn)
  • g limits: +4/-2
  • References

    BRM Land Africa Wikipedia


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