Performances and characteristics of the Guêpe 

ENGINE

Rotax
503 52cv

Rotax582
64cv


WEIGHT 






max.weight without extension 
450 kg

450 kg

max. weight with extension 5% (parachute, flotteurs...) 
472.5 kg

472.5 kg

min. empty weight without options 
170 kg

190 kg

max. empty weight with option 
286 kg

286 kg

max. empty weight with extension 5% 
306 kg

306 kg


SPEEDS 






stall speed 
without flaps 
max. weight 
vso

45 km/h

45 km/h


with flaps 
max. weight 
vsof

40 km/h

40 km/h

min. levelflight speed 
without flaps 
max. weight 
vs1

50 km/h

50 km/h


with flaps 
max. weight 
vs1f

45 km/h

45 km/h

climbing speed 
without flaps 
80 km/h

90 km/h


with flaps 
80 km/h

90 km/h

approach speed 
without flaps 
engine off 
80 km/h

80 km/h


with flaps 
engine off 
70 km/h

70 km/h



engine on 
70 km/h

70 km/h

flap extended limit speed 
vfe

100 km/h

100 km/h




operating speed 
va

120 km/h

120 km/h

turbulent air 
vno

110 km/h

110 km/h

cruising speed 
economical 

90 km/h a 5 000 tr/m

90 km/h a 4 200 tr/m


normal 

120 km/h a 6 000 tr/m

120 km/h a 5 500 tr/m


max. continuous 

130 km/h

130 km/h

to never exceed
(max demonstrated speed  10%) 
vne

160 km/h

160 km/h

max demonstrated speed for tests: 
160 km/h

160 km/h


DISTANCES 






takeoff distance, to clear 15m obstacle 
without flaps 
250 metres

200 metres


with flaps 
200 metres

150 metres

landing distance, to clear 15m obstacle 
without flaps 
200 metres

200 metres


with flaps 
150 metres

150 metres

takeoff roll 
without flaps 
150 metres

100 metres


with flaps 
120 metres

70 metres


emergency takeoffwith flaps 
100 metres

60 metres

landing roll 
without brakes 
100 metres

100 metres



with brakes 
60 metres

60 metres


emergency landing 
 metres

 metres

fineness ratio 
engine off at 90
km/h 
10

10

sink rate 
engine off at 75
km/h 
2.2 m/s

2.2 m/s

climb rate 
at 5 200 tr/min et
90 km/h 
4 m/s

5.5 m/s

useful load factor 
+4g / 2g

4g / 2g

crosswind limitation 
30 km/h

30 km/h
