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DTA Magic

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Wingspan  9.4 m
Manufacturer  DTA sarl
Length  2.68 m
DTA Magic

The DTA Magic is a French double-surface ultralight trike wing, designed and produced by DTA sarl of Montélimar and introduced in 2010. The trike wing was the first "topless" design to be offered by a French manufacturer.

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Design and development

The Magic is a strut-braced "topless" hang glider-style wing designed as a touring wing for two-place trikes. It comes in one size with a wing area of 12.0 m2 (129 sq ft). The wing is comparatively small in area, which gives a higher cruise speed. Its low drag design means that trikes equipped with this wing require less installed power.

The wing is made from bolted-together aluminum tubing, with its 84% double surface wing covered in Dacron sailcloth. Its 9.4 m (30.8 ft) span wing has a nose angle of 130°, an aspect ratio of 6.4:1 and uses an "A" frame weight-shift control bar. The wing tips feature small winglets. It is manufactured by DTA's subcontractor, La société Ellipse.

Applications

  • DTA Combo
  • DTA Evolution
  • DTA Feeling
  • DTA Voyageur
  • Specifications (Magic 12)

    Data from Bayerl and DTA

    General characteristics

  • Length: 2.68 m (8 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.40 m (30 ft 10 in)
  • Height: 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area: 12.0 m2 (129 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 6.4:1
  • Empty weight: 59 kg (130 lb) wing weight
  • Gross weight: 450 kg (992 lb) maximum aircraft gross weight allowed
  • Performance

  • Stall speed: 53 km/h (33 mph; 29 kn)
  • Never exceed speed: 180 km/h (112 mph; 97 kn)
  • g limits: +4/-2
  • Wing loading: 37.5 kg/m2 (7.7 lb/sq ft) maximum
  • References

    DTA Magic Wikipedia


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