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.