Due to the previous experiences in building ULM aicraft, since 2009 Ing. Nando Groppo srl It has specialised in the development and construction of TRAIL, taildragger tandem ULM, with folding wings, suitable for rough fields. Thanks to the various certifications, the TRAIL can be sold all around the world, and it is available in both versions, kit and ready to fly.


trial The Trail was born from the evolution of the previous aircrafts of the Ing. Nando Groppo S.r.l. Company. It’s a tandem taildragger, developed for those who are searching for functionality and extreme strength. The structure is entirely made of metal, with a steel central frame and the fuselage, the wings and the empennage made with aeronautical aluminium. Due to a simple and practical wing folding system, this aircraft can be easily stored or transported. The design is classic, but with innovative features. The performance and stable flying qualities, always transmit a high degree of confidence to pilots. The taildragger configuration and the particular wing profile allow landings on short, rough fields, making the Trail suitable for mountains and to those who want a STOL aircraft. In addition the cruising speed and the tanks capacity (100 lt) allow long distance flights. The interior is practical but always comfortable due to the ergonomic design. Thanks to the multiple engine installations and the companies ability to personall follow each customer, the Trail is an aircraft highly customisable that is able to satisfy even the most demanding pilots.

TECHNICAL

 

  • WING SPAN: mm 8515
  • WING AREA: mq 10,2
  • HORIZONTAL PLANE SPAN: mm 2717
  • LENGTH: mm 6255
  • CABIN MAX WIDTH: mm 780
  • TRACK: mm 1700
  • TANKS: 50 lt x 2
  • EMPTY WEIGHT – WITH PARACHUTE: kg 292,5

 DATA

 

  • LIMIT LOAD FACTOR: g +4 -2
  • ULTIMATE LOAD FACTOR: g +6 -3
  • CRUISING SPEED: km/h 170
  • VNE: km/h 210
  • STALL SPEED FULL FLAPS: km/h 55
  • CLIM RATE: m/s 4
  • TAKE OFF: m 120
  • LANDING: m 120

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