NATURAL BORN TRAINER

Blackshape BK160TR

The Blackshape Gabriél BK160TR is the one and only aircraft specifically designed for training purposes in the last 50 years. It is designed to offer operational flexibility, comfortable crew accomodation and outstanding visibility both for cadet and instructor. It is equipped with modern glass cockpit environment with dual controls and capable of top performance and flight qualities. A disruptive two-seat tandem aircraft with outstanding performance. EASA and FAA certified.

DESIGN CRAFTSMANSHIP

INNOVATION AND EXCELLENCE

Quality is a dominant principal of Blackshape encompassing every single action we take, ensuring that every aircraft that leaves our premises exceeds your expectations. Blackshape uses highest quality prepregs, steel and aluminium in its products, following this philosophy driven by an unending quest for quality.
Blackshape takes care of all the carbon fiber processes from lamination and moulding to autoclave curing processes and assembly.

EXCELLENCE MATERIALS
160
MAX LEVEL SPEED (SL)
400
MAX RANGE

PERFORMANCE

POWER, AGILITY, ENDURANCE

The wing aerodynamic design provides excellent behavior at top speed and low stall/terminal speed, resulting in outstanding safety features and flight characteristics, as well as robust structural and systems installation design.

PROPULSION

Lycoming IO-320-D1B: 160 hp (119 kW) at 2700 rpm, Minimum fuel grade 100/130 or 91/96 avgas, compression ratio 8.50:1.

SAFETY

ALWAYS AT YOUR SIDE

In creating such a performing aircraft safety must be a top priority. For Blackshape safety is instilled in every aspect of the design and manufacture. Safety is so important for Blackshape that all the safety features are standard on our aircraft. Safety is accomplished through incredibly reliable electrical systems, thanks to MIL certified wiring, an advanced breakers system plus temperatures and fuel capacity sensors. In addition the safety features include five points certified safety belts, ballistic parachute and anti-blast fuel tanks.

TECH SPECS

Wing area110,98 ft2
Wing span29,52 ft
Height overall8,07 ft
Length overall24,41 ft
Max Take Off Weight1,873.4 Lb
Horsepower160 Hp
EngineLycoming IO-320-D1B
PropellerHartzell Raptor Series Composites
Takeoff Over 50ft Obstacle1640 ft
Max Rate of Climb (MTOW, SL)1450 fpm
Max Operating Altitude11500 ft
Max Level Speed (SL)160 KTAS
Landing Distance to 50ft2231 ft
Load Factor+4.4 / – 2 g
Range @ Best Economy350 nm

Full glass cockpit avionics including:

  • EFIS Garmin G£x Touch Certified (GDU460)
  • Stand-by EFIS Garmin G5
  • COM/NAV Garmin GNC255A
  • Audio panel PSEngineering PMA8000E
  • Stand-by compass
  • Autopilot GFC500 Garmin
  • Annunciator panel whit Master caution and Master warnings
  • LDG indicators and control with Horn Silencer function
  • Flap indicators and control
  • Elevator trim indicator
  • Dimmed internal light control panel
  • Emergency locator transmitter ELT E-04

Dual Cockpit controls redundant and replicated:

  • Dual Landing Gear release & unlock
  • Instructor mode / Monitoring mode / Passenger mode
  • Emergency management also in case of cadet incapacitation
  • 2 x 17,2 gallons fuel tanks anti-blast
  • Differential Brakes
  • Electrically Actuated Landin Gear
  • Full Carbon Fiber Structure
  • Dual Control Stick
  • Baggage Allowed up to 72,75 Lb

DIMENSIONS

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