The Basic Kit includes the fuselage kit, the wing kit, the empennage kit, the flight control kit, the fixed landing gear (the retractable one is a option), the aluminium tank kit and the canopy kit. A amateur builder requires approximately 1200 hrs to complete the air-frame kit.
Entirely made in Aluminium 2024-T3/6061 -T6, the structure is calculated for a MTOW of 1433 lb and a load factor of +6-3G.
Tucano Basic 1 Fuselage kit
Entirely assembled up to the central part (central box and fuselage spars are provided complete) with holes of 2.4 mm, but not riveted. The builder has to rivet and complete only the the bulkheads, including also the connecting “L” slabs to the fuselage omega.
The remaining skins are laser pre-punched so that you can duplicate the holes to the bulkheads (upper and lower of the fuselage). The kit also include the floor sheets, the internal side upholstery, canopy closure parts, roll bar, extra luggage compartment parts, engine mount blocks, pedals parts – SS cowling frame, hardware.
Tucano Basic 1 Half Wing kit
Spars, undercarriage compartment are manufactured by FL – back and ventral skin are laser pre-punched at 2.4 mm. Ribs, nose, flap conveyor , wheel compartment have to be drilled and assembled. Hardware provided;
Flap and aileron, pre punched for ribs placement, trailing edge entirely pre punched with guide holes (4 per each rib), nose to be drilled, flap hinges to be assembled.
Jig scale drawing 1:1 for ribs 1 and 13, for half wing nose, flap and aileron root and tip.
Tucano Basic 1 Fuel System kit
Aluminium tanks including the required accessories to install them in the wings, rivets. The mastic is not supplied due of the fact that it expires so it is recommended to buy it at the time of usage.
Tucano Basic 1 Empennage kit
The parts are pre-punched for ribs placement, trailing edge skin with guide holes (4 per rib), nose to be drilled,hinges parts included, hardware.
Jig scale drawing 1:1 for tip and root ribs and also hole guide strap.
Tucano Basic 1 Flight control
The kit includes all the parts necessary to realize the flight control of the aircraft, the pedals and all the other elements in chrome molybdenum already welded and treated with powder paint by FL. The amateur builder will have to assemble the aluminum parts and all the other items where the bearings and rod ends are placed.
Tucano Basic 1 Fixed Undercarriage
The kit includes a leaf spring made of 2024-T3, with 4 supports to fix the structure, two 6″ wheels which are working with manual brakes, a front undercarriage with a 4″ wheel.
ATTENTION: At the time of the order please specify if you would like the fixed or retractable undercarriage option as the fuselage and the wings have to be structured accordingly – also the front undercarriage is suitable for our engine mount.