|Weights and loads|
|Wing Load (kg/m2)||46.7|
|Power load (kg/hp)||4.44(6.09)|
The light airplane A-21 "SOLO" is designed for sporting and diverting flights, all-tours, patrol. Aircraft was designed within 7 months after 'old' public volunteer design bureau 'Aeropract' (established in 1974) became a commercial firm. Its' success proved that the new "Aeroprakt" is ready to compete on the market of light general aviation. As a result, KB obtained a certificate of designer and manufacturer.
A-21 construction is based on the single-seater A-11 design. First variant (three built) was powered by RMZ-640 "Bouran" engine. Second batch A-21R with 46hp Rotax-640 engine became the first of "Aeroprakt" product to be exported: two A-21R were sold to Great Britain. Those aircraft are still in service and doing well.
Latest A-21M is serious revision of a design. It became a 100% composite airplane. New matrixes were developed specially for A-21M at AvtoVAZ automotive factory. Fuselage shape was improved, cockpit became more spacious and comfortable. Outer wing panels may be detached for storage in 15 minutes. A-21M passed JAR VLA certification in the Great Britain under new nickname "Viper" in category of very light aircraft, taking into account the corresponding sections FAR-23. Cockpit equipment allows operate A-21M in daylight under good weather conditions.
A-21M "Solo/Viper" was demonstrated on airfares in Russia, Great Britain, Germany France, Italy. It has shown itself to be a reliable, simple and economical aircraft. On American market, it will appear as a kit and ARTF (Almost Ready To Fly).
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