|Magni M 20 Talon|
TYPE: Single-seat autogyro ultralight.
PROGRAMME: Prototypes flying; production had not begun by mid-2003, although promotion was continuing.
DESIGN FEATURES: Pod and boom fuselage with sweptback tailplane and triple fins; rudder on central fin only. M 18 Spartan can he upgraded to M 20 standard.
STRUCTURE: Welded 4130 chromoly main structure with glass fibre fuselage and wheel fairings. Two-blade main rotor of composites construction with mechanical prerotator.
LANDING GEAR: Fixed tricycle type.
POWER PLANT: One 59.6kW Rotax 912 UL flat-four driving a ground-adjustable pitch, three-blade, carbon fibre pusher propeller. Fuel in integral cockpit seat/tank of epoxy/glass fibre, capacity 45 litres.
Jane's All the World's Aircraft, 2004-2005
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Technical data for Magni M 20 Talon
Rotor diameter: 7.62m, overall length: 3.92m, overall width: 1.73m, overall height: 2.37m, propeller diameter: 1.62m, weight empty: 205kg, max take-off weight: 300kg, max level speed: 177km/h, cruising speed: 145km/h, rate of climb at sea level: 300m/min, service ceiling: 3500m, take-off run: 45m, landing run: up to 30m, range, no reserves: 289km, endurance: 3h