Still tagged with an experimental sticker, flight testing will begin immediately following AirVenture. “We expect an October 2012 certification,” stated Jerry Mehlhaff, Jr.
The engine is paired with a 76-inch MT Propeller.
“We didn’t stop with a new engine and prop however,” continued Mehlhaff. “We reworked the ailerons, wing tips, and airfoil. We also added a composite floor board, among other tweaks.” In total, engineers were able to shave 20 net pounds, he said.
The Xtreme boasts a $204,900 base price.
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