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Eurofly FireFox

 

 EuroFireFox-01
Eurofly Fire Fox
 
The Eurofly Fire Fox (sometimes Firefox) is an Italian ultralight aircraft designed and produced by Eurofly srl of Galliera Veneta.
 
The aircraft was designed to comply with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale microlight category, including the category's maximum gross weight of 450 kg (992 lb). The Fire Fox features a strut-braced high-wing, a two-seats-in-tandem enclosed cockpit, fixed tricycle landing gear with wheel pants and a single engine in pusher configuration.
 
The aircraft is made from a combination of ALS 500 steel tubing and 6082 aluminium alloy tubing, with its flying surfaces covered in Dacron sailcloth. Its 9.60 m (31.5 ft) span wing lacks flaps and has a wing area of 16.09 m2 (173.2 sq ft). Each wing is supported by two parallel struts with jury struts. The standard engine used is the 50 hp (37 kW) Rotax 503 two-stroke powerplant.
 
 EuroFireFox-02
Eurofly Fire Fox
 
The aircraft was supplied as a complete ready-to-fly-aircraft or as a kit for amateur construction.
 
 EuroFireFox-03
Firefox 2000
 
The Fire Fox 2000 was a fully equipped variant including electric flaps and still in production in 2013.

 

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Firefox 2000


The Firefox 2000 is a development of the earlier Firefox which was usually powered by a 52hp(38kW) Rotax 503 giving a cruising speed of 60mph(90kmh). The Firefox 2000 is available in tandem or side-by-side versions. It has a composite fuselage and fabric covered wings. 2009 Price: 8900 EURO

 

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Firefox 2000

 

Firefox
Engine: 1 × Rotax 503, 37 kW (50 hp)
Propeller: 2-bladed composite
Length: 6.20 m (20.33 ft)
Wingspan: 9.60 m (31.48 ft)
Wing area: 16.09 m2 (173.2 sq ft)
Height: 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Empty weight: 220 kg (484 lb)
Gross weight: 450 kg (992 lb)
Fuel capacity: 50 litres (11 imp gal; 13 US gal)
Wing loading: 28 kg/m2 (5.7 lb/sq ft)
VNE: 92 kt / 106 mph / 170 kmh
Maximum speed: 130 km/h (81 mph, 70 kn)
Cruise speed: 90 km/h (56 mph, 49 kn)
Stall speed: 45 km/h (28 mph, 24 kn)
Rate of climb: 5.00 m/s (984 ft/min)
Rate of sink: 2.0 m/s (390 ft/min) at 90 km/h (55 mph)
Maximum glide ratio: 8:1 at 100 km/h (62 mph)
Take-off distance (50ft obstacle): 260 ft / 80 m
Landing distance (50ft obstacle): 260 ft / 80 m
g limits: +6/-4
Crew: one
Capacity: one passenger
 
Firefox 2000
Engine: Rotax 582, 64 hp
Wing span: 8.6 m
Wing area: 13.2 sq.m
Length: 6,60 m
Height: 1,85 m
MAUW: 450 kg
Empty weight: 245 kg
Fuel capacity: 50 lt
Max speed: 170 kph
Cruise speed: 140 kph
Stall (With Flaps): 55 kph
Climb rate: 6 m/s at 100 Km/H
Glide at 90 kph: 2 m/s - 9/1
Take-Off Run: 50-80 m
Landing Space: 50-80m
Load Factor: +6G/-4G
Seats: 2
Fuel consumption: 13 lt/hr
Price (1998): 38 000 000 Lire

 

 

 

 


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