The Swiss Undercarriage

A Swiss company Concept Composites and Engineering produced a composite undercarragre for the Europa. This was cleared by the LAA (then PFA) as Mod 10369 and is known as the “Swiss Mod”. David Hunter converted several Europa monos to conventional taildragger configuration using this modification.

The following aircraft are known to have been fitted with this mod.

3 - G-BVOS - 912
11 - G-IGII - NSI, (David Hunter conversion)
20 - G-IVET - 912
24 - HB-YIA - 912s
53 - G-BWEG - 912
57 - G-FLYT - NSI/Subaru
88 - G-BVVP - 912, (David Hunter conversion)
104 - G-BWUP - NSI/Subaru, (David Hunter) Being converted to ULPower 270i
112 - G-BWON - 912, 2000 (David Hunter), Conv. to Trigear 2005, now PH-MZW
117 - G-CHAV - 912 (David Hunter conversion) Now reg as G-LIKE
125 - G-RICS - NSI/Subaru (David Hunter conversion)
146 - F-WBAS
175 - G-BXII - 912
259 - G-CCRJ - No engine yet, in build
264 - PH-BGV
268 - HB-YIB - BMW (written off 2003)
371 - G-LDVO - 912
586 - LN-HTK

The LAA modification 10369 is available below. Full details and drawings are held by the club.