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Robin Aiglon


R.1180 Aiglon
Robin R.1180TD Aiglon PH-AIG at Midden-Zeeland Airport (EHMZ), August 4, 1990
Role Four-seat touring and training monoplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Avions Robin
First flight 1977
Number built 67
Developed from Robin HR100

The Robin R.1180 Aiglon ia a French four-seat touring and training monoplane designed and built by Avions Robin.

Development

The Aiglon is an all-metal low-wing monoplane with a fixed tricycle landing gear and powered by a nose-mounted 180hp (134kW) Lycoming O-360-A3AD or a Lycoming O-360-A3A engine. It was based on the early HR100 but had a lighter airframe and new fin and rudder. The prototype first flew on 25 March 1977[1] and the production version with detail improvements was certified on 19 September 1978.

Variants

R.1180 Aiglon
Prototype, one built
R.1180T Aiglon
Production variant with longer cabin side windows, 30 built.
R.1180TD Aiglon II
A R.1180T with a new instrument panel, improved cabin furnishing and an external baggage locker, 36 built.

Specifications (R.1180)

Data from [2]

General characteristics
  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 3
  • Length: 7.26 m (23 ft 9¾ in)
  • Wingspan: 9.08 m (29 ft 9½ in)
  • Height: 2.38 m (7 ft 9¾ in)
  • Wing area: 15.10 m2 (162.54 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 650 kg (1433 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1150 kg (2535 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-360-A3AD flat-four piston engine, 134 kW (180 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 251 km/h (156 mph)
  • Range: 1625 km (1009 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 5030 m (16,505 ft)

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