Jabiru Engines

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The JABIRU J160/J170 aircraft described in this manual are 2-seat, high-wing monoplane composite aircraft of monocoque construction. They are equipped with fixed tricycle landing gear of composite construction. The steerable nose gear is a welded metal, trailing link assembly with rubber springs.The aircraft is equipped with JABIRU, 4 cylinder, 4 stroke engines driving a wooden fixed pitch propeller.

Engine Models

The Jabiru 2200J Engine is certified to the CS-22 Subpart H Design Standard by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia. The CASA Type Certificate Number for the 2200J Engine is 160-2. Specifications of the engine are available on the Type Certificate Data Sheet attached to the Type Certificate.

Aircraft specification

The company was formed in 1988 by Rodney Stiff and Phil Ainsworth to manufacture affordable light aircraft in kit and certified forms. In October 1991, the first aircraft (Jabiru LSA 55/2k), was certified by the Australian Civil Aviation Authority.
Due to the original engine manufacturer ceasing production of aero engines, the company started development of its own engines, and by 1995 the Jabiru 2200, a horizontally-opposed four-cylinder aircooled aviation engine, was available for delivery. Since then the six-cylinder Jabiru 3300 and eight-cylinder Jabiru 5100 have been added to the range. Also in 1995, it was decided to offer the aircraft range as amateur-build or experimental self-build kits.
The microlight version of the Jabiru two-seater aircraft, the Jabiru UL, holds two world speed records for three-axis microlight aircraft.[2] These were set over 50- and 100-kilometre predefined courses and certified by the FAI (Fédération Aéronautique Internationale).
Jabiru Aircraft Pty Ltd is an Australian aircraft manufacturer that produces a range of kit- and ready-built…...

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