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All Composite kit aircraft for amateur construction by SA Ravin Aircraft of Pretoria, South Africa.

This all new composite aircraft, based on the concept of the Piper Comanche was designed and developed by SA Ravin in 2 years and 5 months. The Ravin 500 made it's first flight on 15 September 2002.

 

 

Ravin 500

Basic specifications: Ravin 500
   
Aircraft Type: 4-Seat cruiser, conventional
Wing span: 10,40m (34ft 2 in)
Wing Area: 14,6 sq m (157 sq ft)
Empty Weight: 975 kg - 1040 kg (Depending on various equipment added)
Max take-off Weight: 1620 kg (3564 lb)
Aircraft Length: 7,42 m (24 ft 4 ins)
Engine: Lycoming IO540 (194kW, 260h)
Fuel Capacity: 160 US gal integral wing tanks
Max power loading: 8.35 kg/sq m (22.7 lb/hp)
Max wing loading: 111 kg/sq m (22.7 lb/sq ft)
Max level speed (sea level ISA): 210 kts (242 mph) IAS
Cruise speed (75% power): 185 kts (213 mph) IAS
Optimum cruise (75%@ 6500 ft): 196 kts (226 mph) TAS
Stall speed clean @ max weight: 64 kts IAS (75 mph) IAS
Stall speed with flaps, gear down: 56 kts IAS (64 mph) IAS
Fuel consumption @ 75% power: 14.1 US gal/hr
Range with 10% fuel reserve: 2000 naut miles (2300 stat miles)

 

Ravin 500 - Purchase Options

 

OPTION 1 - 70% COMPLETED AIRFRAME KIT EXCL. ENGINE, PROP, RADIOS, INSTRUMENTS

 

STAGE 1
Fuselage , Wings, Antenna’s

 

STAGE 2
Gear Assembly, Hydraulics

 

STAGE 3
Electrical Harness Assembly, Solenoid and Switches
Dash panel and Instrument Cut-outs

 

STAGE 4
Windows, Servo Systems, Bucket Seats, frame, seat rails

 

STAGE 5
Engine Cradle

 

STAGE 6
Exhaust Stack

 

STAGE 7
Control Cables and Pulleys, Yokes and Yoke Assembly

 

STAGE 8
Pedal Bar and Brake Assembly

 

STAGE 9
Flap Motor Assembly


OPTION 2 – 100% COMPLETED AIRFRAME KIT

 

Excl. Engine,Propeller,Panel,Paint,Interior


OPTION 3 – COMPLETE ASSEMBLED, BASIC VFR, READY TO FLY

 

Scimitar Hartzell 3 Blade Pulse Prop (Certified)

IO 540 Lycoming Engine (zero hrs, reman), MAC Trim Servo System

Hydr. Mech. Undercarriage, Electrical Flaps

Exterior & Interior included (owner can choose from a few options)

Icom Radio A200, Transponder, Intercom


OPTION 4 – COMPLETE ASSEMBLED I.F. READY TO FLY

 

Scimitar Hartzell 3 Blade Pulse Prop (Certified)

IO 540 Lycoming Engine (zero hrs, reman), MAC Trim Servo System

Hydr. Mech. Undercarriage, Electrical Flaps,

Exterior & Interior included (owner can choose from a few options)

Garmin Radio Stack, Flight Instrument Panel, Auto Pilot, Engine Monitor

 

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