Construction is 4130 chrome-moly
steel tubing for the fuselage, rudder and elevator. Glasing is lexan with
full aluminium wings. The main landing gear is made of 4130 tubing with
travel of 10 inches.
All components are kept simple and are
manufactured with the least amount of moving parts possible. Standard
wheels are 800 x 6 x 6 with alloy rims for the Main Landing Gear and a
standard Maule Tail Wheel. Brakes are standard hydraulic disk. All models
have wing fuel tanks.
A motor of up to 100kg but no less than 100hp
is recommended. The Slepcev Storch requires a motor that can swing a 74"
propellor and the use of a water-cooled motor rather than an air-cooled
motor is suggested.
The kit consists of JAR-VLA certified
It is fully welded, with painted fuselage and
empennage, (chrome moly 4130), and comes complete with upholstered seats,
landing gear, wheels, hydraulic disk brakes and maule tail
Wings include all aluminium skins and hardware.
and ribs are predrilled and lightening holes flanged.
The kit has
doors on both sides.
Joy-stick and all push-rods are installed in the
fuselage, ready for the connection of the rudder and elevators. Elevator
in-flight incident trim is ready for connection.
All glazing and
1.2 Lexan around the cockpit is supplied.
All hardware, nuts, bolts
and pop-rivets are supplied. Ribs and spars come pre-formed with
lightening holes, flanged and ready to assemble. "D" section is .020
folded aluminium in shape.
This basic, inexpensive and
quick-to-build kit takes approximately 800 hours to complete and requires
only basic tools and equipment. A solid workbench approximately 16 feet
long and 4 feet wide is recommended.
does not contain motor, motor mount, battery, propellor,
instruments or fabric covering.
Optional Firewall Forward Package
Rotax 912ULS engine, engine mount with radiator to suit, engine cowl to
suit, 3 blade warp drive propellor, instrumentation to suit Rotax engine
(tacho, oil pressure, oil temp, water temp, hobbs hour meter) and exhaust
system to suit.