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03/30/06 - FIVE MORE AIRCRAFT EARN S-LSA APPROVAL
As the light-sport aircraft industry gears up for next week’s Sun ’n Fun Fly-In in Lakeland, Florida, four aircraft manufacturers announced five special light-sport airplane (S-LSA) approvals this week.
This brings the total number of approved fixed-wing S-LSA to 30, with three weight-shift trike S-LSA for an overall total of 33 aircraft.
Precision Windsports of Forest, Virginia, a dealer for AirBorne Australia’s family of trikes, recently received S-LSA approval for the AirBorne Windsport’s Edge XT-912-B. Visit www.precisionwindsports.com or www.USAirborne.com.
Czech Aircraft Works (CZAW), of Stare Mesto, Czech Republic, received S-LSA approval for its newest design, the Sport Cruiser. SkyShop Inc., of Palm City, Florida, is the United States distributor for CZAW aircraft, including the Parrot and Mermaid amphibious airplanes, which also have received S-LSA approval. Visit www.airplane.cz or www.skyshops.org.
Rollison Light Sport Aircraft Inc., of Bloomfield, Indiana, received S-LSA approval for its Remos G-3, manufactured by REMOS Aircraft of Eschelbach, Germany, and its EuroFox, manufactured by Aeropro of the Czech Republic. Visit www.fly-rlsa.com.
Just Aircraft, of Walhalla, South Carolina, received S-LSA approval for its Highlander. Visit www.justaircraft.com.
For a complete listing of S-LSA, visit www.sportpilot.org/learn/slsa/.