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Magnan Aircraft Corp Sundance
 

Magn-Sundance-01

 

Sundance is a high performance, single surface swept tailless monoplane of constant chord. The Sundance system of constructin breaks down into a Rogallo size bag. The SSundance employs drag rudders for positive turn response while longitudinal control is achieved through weight shift. Spoilers were also optional, interconnected with the drag rudders.
The airframe is made fro 2024-T3, 1.75in x .035 wall for the leading edge, 2024-T3 1in x .049 for the struts and trailing edge. All tubes and parts are 100% bright dip anodised in three different colours: black, red and clear. All stress points on the tubing are sleeved reinforced.
 
Rigging cable is aircraft 3/32in 7 x 7 302 stainless steel with continuous top rigging and double nico pressed. Tangs, shackles, and nose plates are 305 stainless steel. The strut brackets, kingpost plug, drag rudder plugs, and elbow joints are machined from 6061-T6 alumnium and bright dipped anodised. Nuts, bolts, washers, and turnbuckles are aircraft quality.
 
The sail is Howe & Bainbridge 3.8oz stabilised dacron. All seams are double and single zig-zag stitched and stress points are reinforced. All sails came with Velcro fastening. There was a choice of 11 colours.
 
Special hardware include injection molded plastic saddles, micro-balloon tips for the ribs, and compression plugs for structural integrity.
 
The Sundance was provided with a seated harness. The prone harness is constructed of 8oz para’pac nylon and 1in foam. Webbing is a combination of 8000 lb test web for attachment points and 2000 lb test streamlined tubukar web for the suspension lines. Seats and supine harness are constructed of injection molded polyurethane plastic. Web is 5000 lb test.
 
Sundance A
Chord length: 5 ft
Wing span: 27.25 ft
Wing area: 134 sq,ft
Aspect ratio: 5.54
Sweep angle: 30˚
Weight: 45 lb
Pilot weight: 125-155 lb
Takeoff speed: 14 mph
Stall speed: 16 mph
Max speed: 45 mph
Best glide ratio (L/D): 9-1
Best L/D speed: 25 mph
Min sink: 192 fpm
 
Sundance B
Chord length: 5 ft
Wing span: 32 ft
Wing area: 157 sq,ft
Aspect ratio: 6.53
Sweep angle: 30˚
Weight: 49 lb
Pilot weight: 150-210 lb
Takeoff speed: 14 mph
Stall speed: 16 mph
Max speed: 45 mph
Best glide ratio (L/D): 10.6-1
Best L/D speed: 25 mph
Min sink: 156 fpm
 
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