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Extra EA-500

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Extra EA-500
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Type Civilian aircraft
Author(s) D-EKEW, D-Leon, D-STHO
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Status Beta
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The real Extra 500

The Extra EA-500 is a six-seat single-engined turboprop aircraft produced by the Extra Aircraft company. It will be the first model in FlightGear with fully simulated attrition. Additionally it will be equipped with one of the most sophisticated and most modern glass cockpits ever modelled in FlightGear.


Since March 2013 D-EKEW, D-Leon, D-STHO are working on this model. They are making use of original data from the Pilot's Operation Handbook.

General characteristics

Crew 1
Capacity 5 PAX or 525 kg payload
Length 10.1 m
Span 11.7 m
Height 3.4 m
Empty weight 1,420 kg
Max takeoff weight 2,130 kg
Engine type turboprop
Enginge Rolls-Royce Model 250-B17F/2
Cruise speed 210 kts
Stall speed 61 kts
Range 2,963 km
Endurance 7.9 hours at cruise speed
Ceiling 25,000 ft
Climb rate 1,335 ft/min


The development version will be available via Gitorius soon.