3Xtrim Technical Description
3Xtrim - Zaklady Lotnicze
Made exclusively of composite material,
basing on epoxy resins reinforced with glass and carbon fibre.
Interlaced elements with foam filler or cellular structure.
vertical tail fin
A single structure made exclusively of
composite material. The front part is additionally strengthened to
protect the crew during emergency landing and to anchor the
ballistic rescue system (BRS). The firewall consists of a special
ceramic Fiberfrax protected by an aluminium plate.
Very spacious with good visibility, it
offers comfortable travelling even for persons as tall as 2 meters
(6 ft. 6 in.). A large baggage compartment is located behind the
seats., Doors opening upwards on both sides of the cockpit and
supported by gas springs provide easy access. The seats are modelled
in the cockpit's structure. Each seat is equipped with a 4-part
safety belt. The cockpit is heated and ventilated and noise level
inside is comparable with a passenger car.
Sandwich structure made of glass composite
with one spar and are equipped with ailerons and slotted flaps. Left
and right flaps are coupled together through a central
Composed of a vertical tail fin as an integral part
of fuselage and combined with direction steering, horizontal tail
fin, and horizontal steering with trimmer. Vertical and horizontal
steering are weight-adjusted. Tail fins have a laminar
Resilient glass composite leg with two extension arms.
One wheel with hydraulic disc brakes is mounted on the end of each
arm. The leg is fixed to the fuselage with two screws. The nose
wheel is installed on the extension arm of composite nose leg
cushioned by a rubber ring shock absorber. The dimensions of all
wheels are 5.00-5.
A version with fully composite floats is
Consisting of vertical steering, horizontal steering
and ailerons. Secondary steering includes flaps, trimmer, front
wheel and wheel brakes. The ailerons and vertical steering are
controlled by pushing elements, the horizontal steering by cords.
The trimmer is driven electrically and is coupled with an electronic
position indicator. Valves are controlled manually with a lever.
Castoring front wheel coupled with horizontal steering. The brake
circuit of wheels consists of two independent hydraulic pumps,
mounted under each pedal and activated either separately by pressing
one of the pedals, or together through a single pump controlled by
The aircraft is
powered by Bombardier-Rotax 912S or 912A engine with an internal
gear transmission. It is a four-cylinder free-suction engine with
twin electronic ignition circuit. The engine has an air-liquid
cooling system. The fuel used is automobile unleaded gasoline or
aviation gasoline. The fuel tank holds 70 litres of petrol (15,5
gallons) and is located behind the passenger seat.
Two-blade MT 170 R 135-A2 type is used
for the VLA version. The UL version has 3Xtrim 170 propeller, which
is adjustable on the ground.
The plane is equipped with is a service-free battery
of 12V, 17 Ah.
Position lights, flashlight, landing light, and