Aeroprakt A22 Foxbat advanced ultralight. Metal construction and factory built in Europe.
Powered by a Rotax 912ULS 100hp engine that runs on either 92 octane Mogas or 100LL Avgas at 5 gallons per hour, burning $35 less fuel per hour than a 180-hp Cessna 172N or Piper Archer II.
The Foxbat cruises at 100mph, stalls at 35mph and can takeoff or land in 300ft. Cruise endurance is approximately 5.5hrs and it sports excellent visibility.
Price: $100k Cdn new, $60k-70k Cdn used.
Click here for a good article from The Finer Point’s Jason Miller on the importance of using checklists.
A good video by Sporty’s on avoiding turbulence.
An interesting article from the Royal Aeronautical Society on the challenges to the UK’s GA sector.
A great tour and flight in an awesome Canadian Beaver.
Click here for an interesting article on turboprop engines from Boldmethod.
Impressive flying in very windy conditions.
Not something you see every day. What could go wrong?
Another great video of Kyle Franklin flying the amateur-built Kitfox at Oshkosh. This time with some great in-cockpit footage.
Some more information about the Speedster and the Kitfox line.
Peter Grimm from Van City Seaplanes flies FlightChops in a Beaver. Awesome.