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Buckaroo, November 13, 2017 in Video
Professional Aerobatic Pilot Stefan Trischuk gives the Pipistrel Virus SW a workout. Aircraft - Pipistrel Virus Short Wing Engine - Rotax 912iS 100 horsepower fuel injected Propellor - MT hydraulic constant speed This Aircraft is registered as Canadian Amateur Built with the Aerobatic restriction removed. The documented G force limits are +4G -2G at Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) 600kg (ultimate load safety factor 1.875 +7.5 G and - 3.75 G at 600 kg) In this video the takeoff weight is 460kg. You can watch a wing destruction test here https://youtu.be/tFqioA8OYCM Filmed at Estevan Saskatchewan, Canada airshow 2017.
The wing was so deformed I think it would go out of control before it snapped!?
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