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Old 02-25-2021, 09:29 AM   #652 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by kach22i View Post
February 16, 2021
The Design of the Celera 500L
https://www.flyingmag.com/story/airc...a-500l-design/
Excellent post...

Full information can be found here:

https://www.ottoaviation.com/celera-500l

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RED A03 Engine Specifications

Liquid cooled V12, twin 6-cylinder bank, capable of independent operation with mutually independent critical engine sub-systems for each bank
Type certification approval granted via EASA (TC.E.150) and FAA (E00092EN)
Certified to operate on readily available Jet A1 and biodiesel
Capable of 550+ takeoff horsepower and best-in-class fuel efficiency
Controlled via fully redundant electronic engine control unit with single power control lever reducing pilot workload
Lightweight, all-aluminum design
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Gliding Capability

The Celera 500L has a glide ratio of 22:1 (typical GA aircraft of similar size have a glide ratio of < 9:1). At an altitude of 30,000ft The Celera 500L can glide up to 125 miles with no engine power. This is roughly 3x better than the typical aircraft.

Super cool 😎...

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