TYPE: Light utility turboprop.
PROGRAMME: Construction of prototype was to begin in 2004.
DESIGN FEATURES: Wings and empennage of Piper PA-31 married to new fuselage, but incorporating systems already employed in GM-17 Viper for simplicity, low risk and minimum cost. High-mounted, tapered wing; mid-mounted, tapered tailplane; and fin with large fillet.
FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual. Trim tabs in elevator, starboard aileron and rudder.
STRUCTURE: Generally of metal.
POWER PLANT: One 560 kW (757 shp) Walter M 601E turboprop. Fuel capacity 1,220 litres (322 US gallons; 268 Imp gallons).
ACCOMMODATION: Crew door each side; main door to port, with emergency exit opposite.
SYSTEMS: Generally as for GM-17 Viper.
AVIONICS: Generally as for GM-17 Viper.