This is a little modern cargo plane with twin turboprops, designed by Win's WIngs design bureau for tactical transport missions. This concept is inspired by the 1960s Israeli IAI Arava (WILLOW) - STOL* transport plane, and the WW2 German Gotha Go 244 (an engined variant of Go 242 Glider. As a STOL (Short TakeOff and Landing) plane, it is capable of flying at slow speed and also fitted with rugged fixed landing gears. Still, it can reach a top speed of 300 mph.
It can handle low speed (as low as 100mph) without stalling. Bring down the flaps (by VTOL down) and engine power to 25%. This is very useful for search and rescue missions and to land on rough terrains.
THE CARGO DOOR
Turn on AG2, then VTOL down to open the cargo door.
Turn off AG 2 while flying, so you will not incidentally open the cargo door while lowering the flaps
Check out the video at this link: https://www.simpleplanes.com/Videos/View/1663825/Mule-2-TwinBoom-transport#
- This craft is curated
- GrizzlitnCFSP 10 days ago
- Predecessor Mule 120
- Created On iOS
- Wingspan 61.0ft (18.6m)
- Length 52.2ft (15.9m)
- Height 18.2ft (5.5m)
- Empty Weight 14,518lbs (6,585kg)
- Loaded Weight 22,720lbs (10,305kg)
- Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.66
- Wing Loading 29.9lbs/ft2 (146.1kg/m2)
- Wing Area 759.0ft2 (70.5m2)
- Drag Points 10793
- Number of Parts 155
- Control Surfaces 8
- Performance Cost 705