TYPE: Four-seat kitbuilt.

PROGRAMME: Stretched version of GlaStar (currently produced by New GlaStar LLC); partly completed prototype exhibited at Sun 'n' Fun, Lakeland, Florida, April 2002; first kit deliveries then scheduled for September 2002, but date revised to September 2003. Prototype (N192FW), a Model 192, registered in July 2002, but lost in accident on 6 December 2002. Manufacturer officially notified as AAA Aircraft Leasing.


CUSTOMERS: Total 36 kits sold by April 2002.

COSTS: Kit US$48,000 (2003); estimated US$90,000 to flyable, equipped configuration, including builder assistance programme of 14 days in-works support.

DESIGN FEATURES: Four-seat version of GlaStar, but with cabin reinforcement cage similar to OMF Symphony (built in Germany); however, wing of composites, with no bracing struts.
Quoted build time 1,000 hours, or 200 hours with builder assistance programme.
Unswept wing and tailplane; fin sweepback 48° 50'.

FLYING CONTROLS: Generally as for GlaStar.

STRUCTURE: Generally of composites but 4130 steel (3.18 cm; 1¼ in diameter tube) structural cage surround to cabin and 7075 aluminium main landing gear legs.

LANDING GEAR: Tricycle type, fixed; single wheel with speed fairing, on each unit. Mainwheels 15x6.00-6; nosewheel 11x4.00-5. Optional twin-float and tailwheel versions.

POWER PLANT: Choice of three engines to drive single propeller, as under.
192: One 149 kW (200 hp) Textron Lycoming IO-360 flat-six.
210: One 224 kW (300 hp) Teledyne Continental or Textron Lycoming flat-six.
250T: One 313 kW (420 shp) Rolls-Royce 250 turboprop.
Fuel capacity 227 litres (60.0 US gallons; 50.0 Imp gallons) standard in all versions. Optional extended-range tanks of 341 litres (90.0 US gallons; 75.0 Imp gallons) or 606 litres (160 US gallons; 133 Imp gallons).

ACCOMMODATION: Four persons, including one or two pilots, in two side-by-side pairs. Four forward-hinged doors. Baggage space behind rear seats; latter tip up, or rapidly removable, for additional stowage.