Swift Light Description

Technical Data

IMG_1093

Footlaunchable version
– Weight(with harness) 48 kg
– Glide ratio with closed cockpit 27 @ 75 km/h
Open cockpit 21 @ 65 km/h
– Lift /Drag ratio at 120 km/h 16
– minimum sink rate 0,60 m/s @ 40 km/h
– Vne 120 km/h
-standard controls : mini-stick + rudder pedals.
– Maximum load +6/-4 g
tested +8,7/-6 g
With engine (PAS)
– New 4-stroke engine Bailey 175 – 18 HP
– Electric starter, battery charged by the motor, electronic ignition
– 3-blades foldable propeller
– Fuel tank 8 liters (5 hours)
– Fuel consumption +/- 1,5 liters/hour Super 98
– Taxi and take-off without any help : steerable front wheel (locked after take-off), disk brake on the front wheel, wing tip with wheeled tiplets
– Empty weight (with closed fairing, parachute and fuel) 95 kg
– MTOW 191 kg
– Vne 120 km/h
– Best glide 24 @ 70 km/h
– Minimum sink 0,65 m/s @ 45 km/h
– Maximum load +5,3 g/-2,65 g
tested +7,95 g/-3,98 g
The swift’Light-PAS (= with engine) is identical to the Swift’Light, except the engine kit (with front steerable wheel) and the fairing.
It is easy to pass from one version to the other.
Optional equipment (for both version)
air-brakes

The following figures shows experimental values about the sink rate and Lift/Drag of a Swift Light:

Charge : Pilot (76 Kg) + Material (10 Kg)

Sink-rate_swiftldratio_swift  

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