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    Sinus - Technical Specifications
LSA Accepted    
  • 49' 1½" wingspan
  • Glide ratio 30:1
  • 110 to 115 knot cruise with the 80hp Rotax 912
  • 3.1gph at 110 knots
  • Available in tail dragger or nosewheel configuration
  • Up to 7.5 hours endurance
  • Perfect for thermaling or slope soaring
  • Comfortable touring aircraft
  • Automatically feathering propeller
  • Large luggage capacity with external access option

Specifications Pipistrel Sinus –  550 kgs MTOM
engine Rotax 912 UL2
rated power 80 hp at 5,800 rpm
propeller Vario 63’’ 1620 mm
dimensions feet metric
wing span 49’ 1’’ 14.97 m
length 21’ 4’’ 6.50 m
height 6’ 1.82 m
wing surface area 132.0 sqft 12.26 m2
vertical fin surface area 11.8 sqft 1.10 m2
rudder surface area 4.8 sqft 0.45 m2
horizontal stabilizer and elevator surface area 17.5 sqft 1.63 m2
cockpit width 44 inches 1.12 m
aspect ratio 18.3
weights
maximum weight takeoff 1213 lbs 550 kg
maximum weight landing 1213 lbs 550 kg
standard empty weight 644 lbs 292 kg
typical empty weight - ready to fly 661 lbs 300 kg
payload without fuel 569 lbs 258 kg
payload with full fuel - standard tanks 471 lbs 214 kg
minimum combined cockpit crew weight 119 lbs 54 kg
maximum combined cockpit crew weight 569 lbs 258 kg
baggage allowance, maximum (baggage area floor limit) 55 lbs 25 kg
baggage allowance, typical with full fuel 55 lbs 25 kg
performance Knots MPH KPH
stall speed (flaps extended) 35 kts 40 mph 64 km/h
stall speed (flaps retracted) 40 kts 46 mph 74 km/h
cruise speed 75% (5300 RPM) 111 kts 127 mph 205 km/h
maximum horizontal speed at sea level 118 kts 135 mph 218 km/h
VNE 120 kts 138 mph 222 km/h
max speed with flaps down 70 kts 81 mph 130 km/h
max speed with airbrakes up 86 kts 99 mph 160 km/h
manoeuvring speed 76 kts 88 mph 141 km/h
turbulence penetration speed 76 kts 88 mph 141 km/h
best climb speed 62 kts 71 mph 115 km/h
max climb speed 62 kts 71 mph 115 km/h
max climb rate 1063 fpm 5.40 m/sec
min sink rate 217 fpm 1.10 m/sec
min sink speed 48 kts 55 mph 88 km/h
max sink with airbrakes 866 fpm 4.40 m/sec
best glide ratio 27.1
best glide ratio speed 51 kts 59 mph 95 km/h
takeoff - ground roll - at MTOM 433 ft 132 m
takeoff total distance over 50 ft obst. at MTOM 761 ft 232 m
landing distance over 50 ft obst. (airbrakes) 886 ft 270 m
absolute ceiling at MTOM 23622 ft 7200 m
flap settings -5°, 0°, 9°,  18°
load factor permitted +4 -2 g
load factor tested +/- 7.5 g
designed safety factors 1.875
45° to 45° roll time 4.2 Seconds
center of gravity (MAC) 20% - 39%
fuel
standard fuel capacity, total 15.9 US gal 60 liters
standard fuel capacity, usable 14.5 US gal 55 liters
standard fuel weight full 98 lbs 44 kg
standard endurance (including 30 min reserve) 4.9 hours 294 minutes
standard range at cruise speed ( reserve) 505 NM 935 km
fuel flow at cruise speed - typical 3.0 US gph 11.2 l/h
long-range fuel capacity, total 26.4 US gal 100 liters
long-range fuel capacity, usable 24.6 US gal 93 liters
long-range fuel weight full 163 lbs 74 kg
long-range endurance (including 30 min reserve) 7.7 hours 462 minutes
long-range range at cruise speed (excl. reserve) 850 NM 1575 km
NOTE:  Pipistrel reserves the right to revise this specification sheet whenever occasioned by product improvement, government authority, regulations or any other good cause.

Specifications Pipistrel Sinus –  MAX 600 kgs MTOM
engine Rotax 912 UL2
rated power 80 hp at 5,800 rpm
propeller Vario 63’’ 1620 mm
dimensions feet metric
wing span 49’ 1’’ 14.97 m
length 21’ 4’’ 6.50 m
height 6’ 1.82 m
wing surface area - long tips 132.0 sqft 12.26 m2
wing surface area - short tips 118.4 sqft 11.00 m2
vertical fin surface area 11.8 sqft 1.10 m2
rudder surface area 4.8 sqft 0.45 m2
horizontal stabilizer and elevator surface area 17.5 sqft 1.63 m2
cockpit width 44 inches 1.12 m
aspect ratio 18.2
weights
maximum weight takeoff 1323 lbs 600 kg
maximum weight landing 1323 lbs 600 kg
standard empty weight 717 lbs 325 kg
typical empty weight - ready to fly 772 lbs 350 kg
payload without fuel 606 lbs 275 kg
payload with full fuel - standard tanks 508 lbs 231 kg
minimum combined cockpit crew weight 119 lbs 54 kg
maximum combined cockpit crew weight 551 lbs 250 kg
baggage allowance, maximum (baggage area floor limit) 55 lbs 25 kg
baggage allowance, typical with full fuel 55 lbs 25 kg
performance Knots MPH KPH
stall speed (flaps extended) 40 kts 46 mph 74 km/h
stall speed (flaps retracted) 46 kts 53 mph 85 km/h
cruise speed 75% (5300 RPM) 111 kts 127 mph 205 km/h
maximum horizontal speed at sea level 115 kts 132 mph 213 km/h
VNE 120 kts 138 mph 222 km/h
max speed with flaps down 70 kts 81 mph 130 km/h
max speed with airbrakes up 86 kts 99 mph 160 km/h
manoeuvring speed 76 kts 88 mph 141 km/h
turbulence penetration speed 76 kts 88 mph 141 km/h
best climb speed 62 kts 71 mph 115 km/h
max climb speed 62 kts 71 mph 115 km/h
max climb rate 1063 fpm 5.40 m/sec
min sink rate 217 fpm 1.10 m/sec
min sink speed 51 kts 58 mph 94 km/h
max sink with airbrakes 866 fpm 4.40 m/sec
best glide ratio 23.1
best glide ratio speed 57 kts 65 mph 105 km/h
takeoff - ground roll - at MTOM 820 ft 250 m
takeoff total distance over 50 ft obst. at MTOM 1312 ft 400 m
landing distance over 50 ft obst. (airbrakes) 886 ft 270 m
absolute ceiling at MTOM 23622 ft 7200 m
flap settings -5°, 0°, 9°,  18°
load factor permitted +4 -2 g
load factor tested +/- 7.5 g
designed safety factors 1.875
45° to 45° roll time 4.2 Seconds
center of gravity (MAC) 20% - 39%
fuel
standard fuel capacity, total 15.9 US gal 60 liters
standard fuel capacity, usable 14.5 US gal 55 liters
standard fuel weight full 98 lbs 44 kg
standard endurance (including 30 min reserve)   0 minutes
standard range at cruise speed (excl. reserve) 505 NM 935 km
fuel flow at cruise speed - typical 3.0 US gph 11.2 l/h
long-range fuel capacity, total 26.4 US gal 100 liters
long-range fuel capacity, usable 25.1 US gal 95 liters
long-range fuel weight full 163 lbs 74 kg
long-range endurance (including 30 min reserve)   0 minutes
long-range range at cruise speed (excl. reserve) 850 NM 1575 km
NOTE:  Pipistrel reserves the right to revise this specification sheet whenever occasioned by product improvement, government authority, regulations or any other good cause.

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