Learn to Fly - find a flight instructor for flight training Join EAA and learn to fly

Join EAA

Home
Learn to Fly
Pilots
Aircraft
Training
The Rules
Ask the Expert
News and Media
EAA Sport Pilot Magazine
EAA Sport Pilot Sourcebook
Shop Sport Pilot

Search www.sportpilot.org  

EAA Sport Pilot Hotline - 1-877-FLY-1232

EAA Sport Pilot Events
Sport Pilot News > News Archive

01/23/06 - AIR CREATION TRIKES EARN FIRST S-LSA CERTIFICATES

The Air Creation Tanarg and GTE 912 became the first trikes certificated as special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA) on January 20. Mary Hoff, manager of the Scottsdale, Arizona, Manufacturing and Inspection District Office (MIDO), presented S-LSA airworthiness certificates for both aircraft to John Kemmeries, president of Kemmeries Ultralight Aviation, Peoria, Arizona.

FAA accepted the weight-shift-control consensus standards in early January, and Kemmeries Ultralight Aviation quickly completed the certification requirements for the Tanarg and GTE 912 models. The aircraft were certificated with the option to fly with four different wings: the iXess, iXess Training, KISS 450, and FUN 450. For more information, visit www.kemmeriesaviation.com.

John Kemmeries receives S-LSA certificates from Scottsdale Arizona
MIDO manager Mary Hoff for the
Air Creation Light Sport models
Tanarg 912 and GTE 912.

The weight-shift controlled aircraft standards were completed in late 2005 under the direction of weight-shift subcommittee chairman Scott Toland, and were accepted by the FAA on January 4, 2006. Like all other light-sport aircraft standards, the weight-shift standards were written under ASTM Int’l guidelines. Copies of the standards area available from ASTM, Int’l at www.astm.org. Earl Lawrence, EAA vice president of government and industry affairs, serves as chairman of the ASTM committee overseeing development of LSA standards.


EAA Aviation Center, 3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh, WI 54902
Phone: 920/426.4800

All content, logos, pictures, and videos are the property of EAA Copyright © 2014 - Experimental Aircraft Association, Inc.
If you have any comments or questions contact webmaster@eaa.org | Disclaimer/Privacy Statement