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The Aeromot AMT-200 Super Ximango is a Brazilian motor glider
developed from the AMT-100 Ximango but fitted with a Rotax 912                    AMT-200 Super Ximango
engine.[1]

Design and development
Built from glassfibre the Super Ximango is a low-wing cantilever
monoplane with conventional landing gear and a T-tail. Powered by
front-mounted 80 hp Rotax 912A it has an enclosed side-by-side
cockpit for two. The wings fold for storage or transportation.

Variants
AMT-200
                                                                          Role              Motor glider
   Rotax 912A powered variant in the Utility category.
                                                                          National origin   Brazil
AMT-200S
                                                                          Manufacturer      Aeromot
   Rotax 912S4 powered variant in the Utility category.
                                                                          Designer          René Fournier
AMT-200SO
                                                                          Introduction      1993
   Reconnaissance variant of the AMT-200S in the Restricted
   category                                                               Developed from    AMT-100 Ximango


Operators
     United States
   United States Air Force - operated by the U.S. Air Force Academy as the TG-14.
     Brazil
   Military Police of Paraná State - operated in patrol of environmental policement.

Specification
Data from Taylor [1]

General characteristics
   Crew: 2
   Length: 8.05 m (26 ft 5 in)
   Wingspan: 17.47 m (57 ft 4 in)
   Wing area: 18.7 m2 (201 sq ft)
   Aspect ratio: 16
   Empty weight: 605 kg (1,334 lb)
   Max takeoff weight: 805 kg (1,775 lb)
   Powerplant: 1 × Rotax 912 piston engine, 60 kW (80 hp)
Performance
   Cruising speed: 205 km/h (127 mph; 111 kn)
   Stall speed: 76 km/h (47 mph; 41 kn)
   Never exceed speed: 245 km/h (152 mph; 132 kn)
     Maximum glide ratio: 31

References

Notes
  1. ^ a b Taylor 1996, p. 511

Bibliography
  Taylor, Michael J. H. (1996). Brassey's World Aircraft & Systems Directory. London, England: Brassey's. ISBN 1-85753-198-1.

External links
     Brazil Type Certificate

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