“Nout” needs you !

The project “Nout” is looking for funding and/or looking for an industrial partner to manufacture a prototype demonstrator (CNRA) of this tow plane with outstanding performance.
After the necessary approvals, this CNRA will open the type for the manufacture of kits (CNSK) to Europeans gliding clubs..

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The development of this physical model go through two phases to validate what is important without spending all the money.

First phase: The GMP
for which it is important to check first:
(The test is doing on a fixed frame on the ground)

  • Vibratory behavior of the powerplant
  • Motor cradle mechanical strength under rotational irregularity of the crankshaft.
  • Checking mechanical strenght of the gearbox
  • Maximum propeller tractive force on ground
  • Well integration under the hood
  • Engine cooling on ground.

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Second phase: The cell and power plant integration
to highlight the expected performances:

  • Behaviors in flight and on ground
  • takeoff speeds
  • climb speed (not towing)
  • Approvals, endurance during duty cycles.
  • Once this is made possible by the authorities, towing performance.
  • Consumption …

 

Nout ” is the only tow plane designed specifically for this task .
With certification, according to the CS-VLA standard, its unusual performance  will make this a safe tool for all European countries.

If you want to take part to the “ Nout ” project and offer the gliding a Certified tow plane go to the Contact  page, I’ll reply quickly.

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