DRACULA / e-DRACULA
The newest aircraft by AVI Aircraft, DRACULA, now available for purchase!
Performance packaged in an ultralight form
With a low-wing airframe, DRACULA is your perfect companion when it comes to ultralight adventures.
Available with both internal combustion
and electric powertrains.
AVI Aircraft's e-DRACULA (electric version)
Specifications, Options and Prices for DRACULA:
For our US customers, the DRACULA 103 variant is specifically designed to meet Part 103 regulations.
The European market requirements will be met by DRACULA 120, taking full advantage of the weight restrictions currently present in most European countries.
DRACULA 140 will be however the best option for French pilots, as the French regulations permit higher weights, allowing us to further optimize the airplane.
ALL DRACULA VARIANTS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE WITH ELECTRIC ENGINES.
DRACULA Standard Version Features:
Airframe manufactured, using vacuum formed and thermally treated parts from carbon fiber /glass fiber with epoxy resin.
Aviation raw materials provided by German suppliers.
- each wing can be folded by removing 1 screw;
- horizontal and vertical stabilizers can be folded by removing 2 screws each;
- back part of the fuselage can be folded by removing 2 screws;
- full disassembly of the aircraft can be done in less than 10 minutes by 1-2 persons.
Canopy tilts to right. To ensure easier access, instrument panels lifts along with canopy.
Adjustable rudder pedals, for pilots between 1,50 m and 2,0 m tall.
Pilot and luggage maximum weight = 116 kg.
Adjustable Kevlar ergonomic pilot seat, positioned under the aircraft center of gravity (aircraft balance doesn't change no matter the weight of the pilot). Pitch trim is not needed.
e-DRACULA by AVI Aircraft at Mondial de l'ULM, Blois, France
DRACULA 120 (combustion engine)
POLINI THOR 303 Engine: 2 stroke, 38 HP, 8000 RPM, liquid cooled, dual spark, helicoidal teeth in oil bath with 1 : 3,2 reduction ratio, counterbalanced shaft to reduce vibration, electric starter, centrifugal clutch (www.polinithor.com/en/ ) .
E-PROPS carbon propeller 1,5 m diameter e-props.fr/ .
Front landing gear manufactured from 7075 aviation aluminum alloy with 4.00 - 4" (300 mm diameter x 100 mm width) plastic wheel, Veloce tire and SHIMANO hydraulic brake.
Main landing gear manufactured from glass fiber/epoxy resin, with 4.00 - 4" plastic wheels and Veloce tires, no braking system.
Minimum take off distance: 90 m
15 m passage: 180 m
Maximum crosswind: 30 km/h
Climb rate: 3 m/s
Cruise speed: 130-150 km/h
Max speed: 170 km/h
Fuel tank (for combustion engine version): 28 l
Endurance with fuel reserve: 450 km
Lift-to-drag ratio: 10 (at 85 km/h)
e- DRACULA dashboard
Technical Specifications for DRACULA (standard version) :
Wing span: 6.860 m
Wing area: 10.28 m²
Length: 4.870 m
Height: 1.950 m
Wheel base: 1.450 m
Empty weight, without parachute: 120 kg*
Empty weight, with parachute: 125 kg*
Maximum take-off weight: 240 kg
Load factors: +4G/ -2G
DRACULA Standard Version
Base price is the same as for the combustion engine version
(the batteries are not included in the price).
Electric propulsion specifications:
23 kW peak
18 kW continuous ( only 7kW required for level flight)
Battery charger rated 230 V/16 A (2.5kg), charges from 25 to 100% in 4.5 hours
Maximum of 4 batteries of 2.66 kWh each with integrated BMS (12 kg each) can be used at a time
Flight time according to number of batteries used (using charge from 100% to 25%):
2 batteries: 30 minutes of flight
3 batteries: 45 minutes of flight
4 batteries: 1 hour of flight
It is not recommended to discharge batteries below 20%!
Battery set can be quickly swapped with another one for longer flying sessions. (extra battery pack purchased separately)
e-DRACULA preparing for flight
Landing Gear Optional Features and Prices for DRACULA:
DRACULA can be supplied with carbon or Zicral main gear.
Each choice is suited to different types of flights, as the slightly heavier metal landing gear supporting better the torsion forces, in particular during the sliding landings.
More details about DRACULA:
The rudders have an adjustment range of 30 cm, while the seat can be adjusted up to 15 cm in height.
The cabin is suited for all body sizes - up to 2m and 130 kg.
The cabin is fully closed and made out of carbon fiber, with a tilting canopy to the right.
DRACULA 140 has incremented electric flaperons as standard:
position 0: -6° for fast flight
position 1: 0° for cruise flight
position 2: 10° for takeoff
position 3: 20° for landing
Special Road Trailer designed for transport of DRACULA aircraft:
mass of less than 500 kg
delivered with a spare wheel
its two-part tailgate acts as an access ramp.
E-PROPS carbon propeller 1,5 m diameter ( e-props.fr/)
e-DRACULA disassembled in Special Road Trailer