For Sale
Fournier RF-5


Year of construction  1969
Country  Germany
City/Aerodrome  EDFV

Description  Nice example of a great and fast aerobatic motorglider that was way ahead of its time.

Bought as a Project, now fitted with new Sauer S2500 engine (certified, approx. 50 hours, TBO 1600 h, so about 1550 h to go...), new prop, new stainless exhaust, etc.
Will go as is.
Price not negotiatable.

Now after break-in phase tested - in calm air, straight and Level flight max. cruise speed is 96 kts according to GPS. At aaprox. 75% (2450 rpm) still 87 kts.
Airplane time state  1120 h since overhaul. 7120 h total airframe.

Engine new in 2015, now approx. 50 h (TBO 1600 h).

Prop new in 2015, fixed pitch MT with MT hub - no TBO.
Interior  Standard. Rated 8/10.

New belts in 2015. Still 10 years good.

Larger baggage compartment.

Spare wing wheel. Spare tail wheel.
Exterior  White with bordeaux and Grey stripe.
Rated 7/10.

Free turnable wing Support wheels.

Free turnable tailwheel (releasable/lockable from Cockpit).
Avionics  Standard.

New KRT2-S (8,33 kHz Radio) and KTX2-S (ModeS-Transponder) included in sales Price (new wiring harness, new RAMI antenna).

Garmin 496 with Gizmo Mount included.
Options  Ferry flight to any Destination in Europe after receipt of full Price.

Outdoor canopy cover.
Remarks  Needs still some care to turn into a Diamond, but expensive basics (engine with double ignition - 25.000 Euro, prop with hub - 3.800 Euro, stainless exhaust and new oil cooler - 1.200 Euro, avionics update to 8,33 kHz Radio and ADS-B ready Mode-S Transponder - 2900 Euro) are already invested. Bargain at this Price!

Please don't compare with other RF5 with expired engines which are running on condition.
Price  € 45.000  VAT free

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Offered by

Sebastian Glück
Quirnheim, Germany
Phone +491632588290

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