Aeromot AMT-200 Super Ximango

The Aeromot AMT-200 Super Ximango is a Brazilian motor glider developed from the AMT-100 Ximango but fitted with a Rotax 912 engine.[1]

AMT-200 Super Ximango
Role Motor glider
National origin Brazil
Manufacturer Aeromot
Designer René Fournier
Introduction 1993
Developed from AMT-100 Ximango

Design and development

Built from glassfibre, the Super Ximango is a low-wing cantilever monoplane with conventional landing gear and a T-tail. Powered by front-mounted 80 hp Rotax 912A, it has an enclosed side-by-side cockpit for two. The wings fold for storage or transportation.

Variants

AMT-200
Rotax 912A powered variant in the Utility category.
AMT-200S
Rotax 912S4 powered variant in the Utility category.
AMT-200SO
Reconnaissance variant of the AMT-200S in the Restricted category

Operators

 United States
 Brazil
 Dominican Republic

Specification

Data from Taylor 1996, p. 511

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 8.05 m (26 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 17.47 m (57 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 18.7 m2 (201 sq ft)
  • Aspect ratio: 16
  • Empty weight: 605 kg (1,334 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 805 kg (1,775 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912 piston engine, 60 kW (80 hp)

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 205 km/h (127 mph, 111 kn)
  • Stall speed: 76 km/h (47 mph, 41 kn)
  • Never exceed speed: 245 km/h (152 mph, 132 kn)
  • Maximum glide ratio: 31

References

  1. Taylor 1996, p. 511.

Bibliography

  • Taylor, Michael JH (1996), Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory 1996/97, London: Brassey's, ISBN 1-85753-198-1
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