EuroStar SL

EuroStar SL
Equipment and features
  • Dual hydraulic brakes (4 pumps)
  • Dual control sticks
  • Mechanical flaps
  • Longitudinal, lateral, flaps and nose wheel control through push / pull rods
  • Throttle control with friction lock
  • Adjustable pedals
  • New design of instrument panel
  • Press-button circuit breaker
  • Nose wheel steering
  • Combined starting switch
  • Choke lever
  • Ventilation system with NACA inlets and canopy side eye-ball vents
  • Standard seats with low back rests
  • De luxe lined interior
  • Four points seat belts
  • Padded seat belt shoulder straps
  • Side map pockets
  • Arm rests
  • Aft baggage compartment with luggage nets
  • „Open / Closed" canopy alert
  • 12 volt auxiliary outlet
  • Advanced all metal anodised and corrosion-proofed airframe
  • All joints of construction riveted as well as bonded for long service life
  • All heads of pop rivets filled with mastic for longevity of riveted joints
  • Single colour painting (other paints optional)
  • Tricycle landing gear with steerable nose wheel
  • Tires 14x4.0 (SL+, SLX), 15x6.0-6 (SLW600)
  • Tinted canopy with UV protection
  • Automotive type latching mechanism with separate canopy lock
  • Fuselage tank (65 l)
  • Ground equipment
  • Canopy cover
  • Pilot operating handbook
  • Maintenance manual
  • Log book
  • Set of aircraft test records
  • Rotax 912 ULS (100 HP inclusive slip clutch and Airbox)
  • Propeller Propuls AES 1700/3/R, composite, ground adjustable, spinner / other ground or in-flght adjustable propellers avaialble
  • 12 V battery
  • Exhaust system
  • Combined engine cooling
  • Dry sump forced engine lubrication
  • Two spark electronic ignition system
  • Electric starter
  • AC generator
  • Engine oil check cup

A wide range of the latest equipment for your EuroStar customization is available, including a state of the art glass cockpit, autopilot, cockpit comfort package, parachute system and more.

  • Garmin G3X Dual 10.6“ Touch Screen Glass Cockpit or Dynon SkyView HDX Dual 10“ Touch Screen Glass Cockpit
    Integrated avionics system with EFIS and EMS functions, Air Data/Attitude/Heading Reference System (ADAHRS), multifunction systems including 3D terrain maps, inputs for navigation systems and integrated autopilot.
  • Garmin G3X Autopilot or Dynon SkyView Autopilot
    2-axes Garmin autopilot with Garmin GMC 305 or GMC 507 Control Panel
  • Garmin NAV / COM / GPS Avionics
    The latest communication and navigation avionic systems from Garmin to customize your aircraft to your operation missions and aviaton rules in your country
  • Air Traffic Collision Warning Systems
    AT1 Air Traffic Warning System, FLARM TRX1500 Collision Avoidance System with display of traffic information on screen of your glass cockpit
  • Cockpit Comfort Package
    Stylish cockpit interior arrangement including ergnomic stick & flap grips, central and canopy side arm rests, bottle holders and elegant composite consoles with control knobs deviding pilot / co-pilot leg area.
  • Comfort high seats
    Comfort seats with high back rests will keep you relaxed also on your cross country flights. Seats are foldable for easy access to a large baggage compartment.
  • Ballistic Recovery System 
    Airframe parachute system for secondary safety features enhancement.
  • Whelen Anticollision beacons, position and landing lights
    Exterior lights from Whelen using the latest LED technology for energy savings and enhancement of aircraft vistiblity in the sky and by taxiing.

  • Propeller
    Ground and in-flight adjustable constant speed propellers from DUC Hellices, Woodcomp, Neuform a Kaspar.
  • Towing equipment
    Towing equipment was certified for towing of gliders up to 700 kg (SLX /SL+) and banners up to 140 m2. For informaiton about towing equipment approval for specific model and glider weight limitation contact please Evektor-Aerotechnik.

For information about list of equipment approved for a factual aircraft model and your market contact please Evektor-Aerotechnik.

The EuroStar SL is a reliable glider and banner towing aircraft with considerably lower operating costs compared to conventional GA aircraft.

The aircraft can be used for towing sailplanes up to 700 kg and banners up to 140 m2. Low operating costs, outstanding flight characteristics also in towing and a fantastic all-round view from the cabin make the EuroStar an ideal towing aircraft.

Performances in aerotow flights

Configuration:
Rotax 912 ULS, Woodcomp SR 3000XC electrically variable propeller

Take-off run:
to 200 m (with Solo Blanik), to 260 m (Janus), to 300 m (Duo Discuss, 700 kg)

Take-off distance over 50ft obstacle:
450 m (550 kg glider) - 600 m (700 kg glider)

Rate of Climb:
2-3 m/sec at 100-120 km/h depending on towed sailplane

Cruise speed:
120-160 km/h depending on towed sailplane

Avarage fuel consumption:
17 l / h

Towing tested up to OAT +34°C.

Technical specifications

Length
5.98 m/19.62 ft
Wing Span
8.15 m/26.74 ft
Height
2.48 m/8.14 ft
Cabin Width
1.18 m/3.87 ft
Seats
2
Design Load Factors
+6/-3g
Operational Load Factors
+4/-2g
EuroStar SL

Aircraft versions

SL +

Engine
Manufacturer
Bombardier Rotax
Type
912 ULS
Power
100 hp
Engine Fuel
Unleaded automotive gasoline or AVGAS 100LL
Performance
Take-off run (concrete RWY)
120 m / 394 ft
Landing run (concrete RWY)
180 m / 590 ft
Rate of Climb
6.3 m/s / 1240 fpm
Cruise Speed
230 km/h / 124 kts
Stall Speed
58 km/h / 31 kts
Never Exceed Speed
270 km/h / 146 kts
Range
1300 km / 700 nm
Weight
Empty Weight
288 kg / 635 lbs
MTOW
525 kg / 1 157 lb
Fuel Tank Capacity
120 l / 31.7 U.S. gal
Baggage Weight
25 kg / 55 lb

SLX

Engine
Manufacturer
Bombardier Rotax
Type
912 uls
Power
100 HP
Fuel
Unleaded automotive gasoline or AVGAS 100LL
Performance
Take-off run (concrete RWY)
120 m / 394 ft
Landing run (concrete RWY)
180 m / 590 ft
Rate of Climb
6.3 m/s / 1 240 fpm
Max. Cruise Speed
230 km/h / 124 kts
Stall Speed
58 km/h / 31 kts
Never Exceed Speed
270 km/h / 146 kts
Range
750 km / 405 nm (Standard Tank) 920 km / 500 nm (Enlarged Tank)
Weight
Empty Weight
282 kg / 622 lbs
MTOW
525 kg / 1 157 lb
Fuel Tank Capacity
65 l / 17.17 U.S.gal or 78 l / 20.6 U.S.gal
Baggage Weight
15 kg / 33 lb

SLW

Engine
Manufacturer
Bombardier Rotax
Type
912 ULS
Power
100 hp
Fuel
Unleaded automotive gasoline or AVGAS 100LL
Performance
Take-off run (concrete RWY)
167 m / 545 ft
Landing run (concrete RWY)
199 m / 653 ft
Rate of Climb
4.6 m/s / 905 fpm
Cruise Speed
215 km/h / 116 kts
Stall Speed
70 km/h / 37 kts
Never Exceed Speed
270 km/h / 146 kts
Range
1300 km / 700 nm
Weight
Empty Weight
310 kg / 683 lbs
MTOW
600 kg / 1 323 lb
Fuel Tank Capacity
120 l / 31.7 U.S. gal
Baggage Weight
15 kg / 33 lb

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