TL Ultralights Australia - Newsletter 11 March 2003

Its all been reasonably quiet on the Sting front in Australia and New Zealand in the past month or so with three aircraft being delivered and the uncertainties with the war in Iraq causing concern for people all over the world.

Our three aircraft have been delivered to Gosford, Just North of Sydney, Coonamble - which is in Western NSW on the edge of the outback and Napier in New Zealand.

Early April will see the Sting team at Sun N Fun in Florida and the end of April will have us at Europes' biggest airshow in Germany at Fredrichshafen with Natfly at Narromine (Australia) thrown in between these two just to make sure we don't sleep in our own beds for the whole of April.

Phil from Canberra flying the aircraft to Coonamble for delivery
The new home for this aircraft, flat, dirt and hot.... with LOTS and LOTS of flies
A happy customer taking delivery of his new aircraft from Phil

Bill Hendersons' aircraft being test flown in the Czech Republic prior to shipping to New Zealand
The runways need snow plowing in winter so aircraft can be test flown at Delta Base
Ready to go for the maiden flight as Sting ZK-VET taxis, yes the owner is a veterinary surgeon.

Kevins aircraft is finished in the factory pattern with colours Dark Blue and Gold, it looks fantastic!!
Warming the engine up on the grass to prevent prop damage on our gravel taxiways
Kevin and Angela ready to taxi off for the first time on a 1000 km trip home


Almost Top Secret !!

The sting retractable is on the way...... The Sting retract will debut at Fredrichshafen in Germany on the 24th April. The electrically operated retractable system will be available on all new Aircraft from May as an option. The retract system has manual overides in the event of a failure and the aircraft gains about 25 kmh (15 knots) in cruise speed... Full information and pictures will be available from our web site immediately following Fredrichshafen.


Other Happenings

The new XCOM Avionics products we have developed are coming on-line with the XCOM Intercom selling its first production run in only one day, the second shipment is due into our factory any day and we will also have the intercom for sale at Sun N Fun, Natfly and Fredrichshafen. The XCOM radio is finished and awaiting approvals from the FCC before we can go on sale. To find out more please click here to go to the XCOm Site or click on the images below

The XCOM Intercom AVAILABLE NOW in 2 place or 4 place versions with music input and heaps of other features. The XCOM VHF 760 Radio, available soon from our website


New Standard Models = Cheaper Prices

The TL factory are trying to get delivery times down at the moment and one of the ways to reduce delays is to produce a range of standard aircraft.
Most of our aircraft are one-off's - with unique instruments and different installation challenges which slow down production. We are please to announce three new models in the Sting and Star range which we are calling the Economy, Standard and Executive models; the level of fit-out and pricing varies accordingly. Examples follow.

Star Economy Model = Euro 42,999

Sting Economy Model = Euro 46,999

Features include

  • Rotax 912UL 80 HP engine
  • Airspeed indicator
  • Altimeter
  • VSI Vertical Speed Indicator
  • Oil Pressure Gauge
  • Water Temprature Gauge
  • 3 Blade Woodcomp Propeller
  • Compass
  • Icom ICA 200
  • Headsets Qty=2
  • Cabin Lock
  • Wheel Spats
  • Cabin Upholstery
  • Rotating Ventilation Windows
  • Aircraft Sticker Set with Registration Numbers


Star Standard Model = Euro 51,999

Sting Standard Model = Euro 55,999

Features include

  • Rotax 912ULS 100 HP engine
  • Airspeed indicator
  • Altimeter
  • VSI Vertical Speed Indicator
  • Slip Indicator
  • Multi Engine Data Display
  • Fuel Pressure
  • Additional Fuel Pump
  • 3 Blade Constant Speed Woodcomp Propeller
  • Compass
  • Icom ICA 200
  • Intercom Flightcom 403
  • GPS Skyforce II Black & White
  • Headsets Qty=2
  • Tinted Canopy
  • Cabin Lock
  • Wheel Spats
  • Cabin Upholstery
  • Sliding Ventilation Windows
  • Aircraft Sticker Set with Registration Numbers
  • Aircraft Cabin Heating


Star Executive Model = Euro 61,999

Sting Executive Model = Euro 65,999

Features include

  • Rotax 912ULS 100 HP engine
  • Airspeed indicator
  • Altimeter
  • VSI Vertical Speed Indicator
  • Slip Indicator
  • Multi Engine Data Display
  • Fuel Pressure
  • Manifold Pressure
  • Additional Fuel Pump
  • 3 Blade Constant Speed Woodcomp Propeller
  • Compass
  • Artificial Horizon Vacuum
  • DG Directional Gyro Vacuum
  • Vacuum Pump
  • Vacuum Pump Drive
  • Icom ICA 200
  • Intercom Flightcom 403
  • Transponder Garmin with Mode C
  • GPS Skyforce III Coloured
  • Headsets Qty=2
  • Position Lights and Whelen Wingtip Strobes
  • GRS Rescue Parachute System
  • Cabin Lock
  • Wheel Spats
  • Cabin Upholstery
  • Sliding Ventilation Windows
  • Aircraft Sticker Set with Registration Numbers
  • Aircraft Cabin Heating
  • Baggage Compartment


Dealers

For all New Zealand Inquiries please contact
Phil Richards
Auckland New Zealand
Phone (9) 826 4150
or email ridarz48@hotmail.com

For all other inquiries please contact Michael Coates X-Air Australia

Well thats it for March, the May Newsletter will be packed with information from the three major airshows we are attending and as always if you need any informtion about the Sting or Star or in fact any of the products we sell please dont hesitate to give me a call or send me an email, Take Care Michael Coates

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