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Cricri Jet MC15-J

MC-15 modified by Sakkie van Heerden and Dawie Botes

This Cricri Jet was built, Sakkie van Heerden and Dawie Botes, two South africans engineers living in Perth, Australia. The first flight was September 22, 2015. 

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Fuel tanks
  • one  23 liters fuselage tank.
  • two 10 liters wingtip tanks.
Landing gear
  • Principal: Composite blade. Total stroke: 160 mm. Tire pressure: 1.8 bar
  • Forward: Telescopic with elastic suspension. Total stroke: 130 mm. Wheel interlocked with the rudder bar: Tire pressure: 0.8 bar.
Controls and cabin equipment
  • Elevator control system: Central stick. Artificial stress from rubber bands. Trim on the right side.
  • Aileron control: Artificial stress from rubber bands. Trim on the rear surface of the stick.
  • Rudder control: Adjustment in flight. Artificial stress from rubber bands.
  • Flaps: Control on the left side. Three positions: cruising, take—off and landing.
  • Engine contacts: left side.
  • Drum brakes with cables on the main wheels. Central brake grip on the stick.
  • Ventilation: 2 scoops at the bottom of the fuselage in front of frame 4.
Disassembly
  • Quick assembly and disassembly of the wings using the two main pins, 4 secondary pins and 2 rod ends located on opposite sides of the cabin at wing level.

Cricri MJ-15J Technical data

France

Colomban MC-15 Cricri

ConcepteurMichel Colomban
TypeSport aircraft
1er vol1973
Nombre construits>150 
Equipage1
CZ republic

Powerplant

MoteurPBS TJ-20A
TypeTurboréacteur
Nombre2 
Poussée unitaire210 N47.2 lbst
South Africa

MC-15J Cricri Jet

ConcepteursSakkie van Heerden
 Dawie Botes
TypeJet sport aircraft
1er vol    22.09.2015
Nombre construits1
Equipage1

Dimensions

Envergure5,3 m17.39 ft
Longueur3,9 m9.84 ft
Hauteur1,20 m3.94 ft
Surface alaire3.4 m²32.3 ft²
Allongement8.5 

Weights

A vide82,6 kg180.8 lb
Equipagekglb
Carburant43 lg11.36 US gal
Maximale 200 kg441 lb
Charge alairekg/m²lb/sq ft

Performances

Vne - Vitesse maximum260 km/h14o kts
Va - Vitesse max evol.185 km/h100 kts
Vitesse ascen. (90 km/h) m/s ft/min
Plafond pratiquemft
Range  kmmiles
Vitesse de décrochage km/hmph
Distance de décollage (15m) myds