Tuesday, March 31, 2015

CAP 231 EX STRONG MODIFICATION to AVA 432 MXS Nomination



Title:  CAP 231 EX  STRONG MODIFICATION  to  AVA 432 MXS

Category:

-Best Design/
- Best Test
- Experimenter of the Year

Nominees: AVA Team  (Regis Alajoinine : Président Fondateur de l’AVA &  AVA benevoles & AVA pilots…?Nominator: Frederic Gasson
Argument:  After fatal accident in 2005,  all CAP 231 & 232 were grounded, AVA with  Regis Alajoinine supported  the modification of the wood  frame with wood-Carbon Process. They  proceed successfully  to this  STC in 2006.
AVA named  those  CAP :  332 SC  and made CAP flying at the hignest level of competition again around the world for 20 years now. 


The CAP 231 EX from the AVA association  that  fly until September 2014 were stopped  & get :


 

-          New Wing, issued from the famous MXS aerobatic carbon aircraft.


 New Power plant –  360HP ! issued from RedBull air Race plane from Nicolas Ivanoff edge 540 -> new engine cover


 New Landing Gear, mountend on the fuselage and not on the wing any more

Modification of the canopy

 Rudder Modification

All these modifications in 6 month to be ready for world championship training !!

First flight : 25/01/2015
Administration Agreement after flight 40Landings  : 13/02/2015  ( !! )
Paint finished : 17/03/2015 

Pilot  For next summer 2015 World Aerobatic Championship

Simon de la Bretèche
- Alexandre Leboulanger ( N°9 at WAC2011 , N°10 at WAC 2013 texas,  European Advanced Aerobatic Champion) 

- Decoration : Sylvain Mariat (designer) et William Lekin

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