Title: CAP 231 EX STRONG MODIFICATION to AVA 432 MXS
- 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
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