First Flight: GippsAero GA10 | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Oshkosh Day One

Oshkosh Day Two

Oshkosh Day Three

Airborne 07.21.16

Airborne 07.22.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Oshkosh Day One

Oshkosh Day Two

Oshkosh Day Three

Airborne 07.21.16

Airborne 07.22.16

Tweet Us The Coolest Things You See @OSH16!
#OSH16Coolest!

It's Alive!: AirVenture 2016 Innovation Preview on Vimeo!

It's Alive!: AirVenture 2016 Innovation Preview on YouTube!

 

Thu, May 24, 2012

First Flight: GippsAero GA10

Ten-Place Turboprop Single Designed For Air Taxi, Freight, And Similar Uses

The news from down under is that GippsAero has flown its new GA10 Turboprop for the first time. The 20-minute flight took place Tuesday in Latrobe, Australia at Latrobe Regional Airport.

On their website, GippsAero describes the GA10 as filling a niche between larger, more expensive turboprops and smaller piston aircraft. It has been designed for such missions as air taxi, freight, skydiving, aerial survey, tourism, and defense.

The aircraft will carry nine passengers and a pilot in a four-row configuration. It is powered by a Rolls-Royce 250 engine, according to a report in Australian Aviation. GippsAero sees that aircraft as suitable for a wide range of applications, from passenger and freight work to air survey and surveillance roles.  CEO of GippsAero, Dr Terry Miles, said, "The projected low purchase price and low operating costs of the GA10, coupled with its great versatility, will offer operators a commercially viable multirole turboprop aircraft."

The GA10 weighs 2,200 pounds empty with a MTOW of 4,450 pounds. It will take off in 1,800 feet, cruises at 149 knots, stalls at 60 kts with flaps deployed, and has a range of 750 nm. Entry into service is expected next year. (Photo courtesy GippsAero)

FMI: www.gippsaero.com/ga10.htm

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 07.25.16: Pelton Opens OSH16!, Textron Denali, Eclipse CANADA

Also: PS Engineering Update, Martin Mars Wows Oshkosh, Garmin Plays 'Me, Too' With STCs, Comprehensive Jack Pelton Intvw, Part 1 EAA's Jack Pelton opened up Oshkosh 2016 with some >[...]

ANN FAQ: Q&A 101

A Few Questions AND Answers To Help You Get MORE Out of ANN!>[...]

Airborne 07.22.16: ONE Aviation New Jet, Drone Pilot Nabbed, Stemme Twin Voyager

Also: AEA Giveaway, 44 Trips To OSH, Airbus Drones, Future Pilots, NTSB Training, Air BP, Boeing Forecast, ALPA Milestone ONE Aviation has provided ANN with the initial outline for>[...]

Only Sporty's!!! Sporty's Pilot Shop Helps ANN Cover Oshkosh 2016!

Sporty's Pilot Shop Is A Pivotal GA Resource! Sporty’s Pilot Shop was founded over 50 years ago by a flight instructor, and ever since has been for pilots and by pilots. Hal >[...]

Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present OSH2016 Special Event Coverage!

OSH2016 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC