Vidor Asso X Jewel

The Asso X Jewel is an all - wood, low wing, single engine, two tandem seats ultralight aircraft, designed by Italian designer Giuseppe Vidor.

Asso X Jewel
Asso Aerei X Jewel I-9407.JPG
Role Tandem seat ultralight
National origin Italy
Designer Giuseppe Vidor
Variants Millennium Master

This aircraft is one of his many wooden designs, marketed by Vidor's Asso Aerei company, like the Asso V Champion, Asso IV Whisky and Asso VI Junior. The aircraft kit/plans are specified for the Rotax 912,[1] but it is also one of the very few aircraft reported to be using the Sauer S 2100 ULT engine.[2]

VariantsEdit

Millennium Master
A composite airplane, evolved from the Asso X Jewel.
Pelegrin Tarragon
A composite airplane, evolved from the Millennium Master.
Blackshape Prime
A composite airplane, evolved from the Millennium Master.

SpecificationsEdit

Data from Light airplanes directory[3]

General characteristics

  • Capacity: 2
  • Length: 7 m (23 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 8.1 m (26 ft 7 in)
  • Height: 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in)
  • Wing area: 9.6 m2 (103 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 282.5 kg (623 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 472.5 kg (1,042 lb)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed with ground-adjustable pitch

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 300 km/h (190 mph, 160 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 286 km/h (178 mph, 154 kn)
  • Stall speed: 64 km/h (40 mph, 35 kn)
  • Never exceed speed: 330 km/h (210 mph, 180 kn)
  • Range: 1,300 km (810 mi, 700 nmi)
  • Wing loading: 47 kg/m2 (9.6 lb/sq ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Asso X France, Asso X France
  2. ^ Vidor Asso, Vidor Asso
  3. ^ "Asso X Jewel". Retrieved 5 June 2012.