MH-1

by Heiner Aviation
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The MH-1 is a touring motorglider designed with efficiency and safety as top priorities. The MH-1 is expected to have a cross country speed that makes travel enjoyable with a minimum of fuel burn. Wingspan is 28 feet, 51 square feet of wing area,15:1 A/R, power to weight ratio of 1:12 at gross, target empty weight of 220 pounds(235 pounds with BRS). Engine will likely be the 40 HP Rotron engine by Parajet. Other suitable engines include paramotors in the 20+ HP range. Unlike many pusher designs in the past, no shaft drive is used. Prototype completion is expected in late 2010. Construction is all carbon fiber Pre-Preg with honeycomb core. Tandem, tricycle and retractable gear options being explored. All specifications are preliminary and expected to change with actual data from flight testing, structural testing,etc. See www.heineraviation for more information.

Specifications

Empty weight:
220 lbs (100 kg)
MTOW:
500 lbs (227 kg)
Stall speed:
39 kts (45 mph) (72 kph)
Cruise speed:
109 kts (125 mph) (202 kph)
VNE:
148 kts (170 mph) (274 kph)
Climb:
1000 ft/min (5.1 m/s)
Glide ratio:
25
Engine:
20-40 HP
For sale for: USD 30,000 / EUR 25,500