Note: If you like the SD1 Minisport, check out the B612, a single seat European ultralight with retractable gear!
The SD-1 is made mostly of wood and is a homebuilt single seat ultralight or LSA (light sport aircraft) depending on regional regulations.
The Spacek SD-1 Minisport is designed and produced by Spacek s.r.o. in the Czech Republic. Several options are avaialable if you wish to own an SD-1 Minisport. Choose between plans, kit or a ready to fly airplane.
Sold by SPACEK "Important notice: the main wing, elevator and fin spars are not included in drawings. These parts are made of vacum bagging technology and due to this are delivered in basic kit." Source: sdplanes.com
- Quick build kit: can be finished in 100 -300 hrs
- Airframe kit 51%: construction time 400 - 700 hrs
- Basic kit: can be finished in about 800-1200 hrs
SD-1 RTF (Ready To Fly) AIRPLANE
In basic version with Briggs&Stratton Vanguard (24 HP) engine, wood propeller, basic instruments, without rescue system.
Other engines in offer: Hirth F-33 AS (28 HP), Hirth F-23 AS (50HP), Verner JCV-360.
The SD-1 is available in different versions:
- SD-1 TD: taildragger
- SD-1 TG: tricycle gear
- SD-1 TD XL: taildragger version for taller pilots
- SD-1 TG XL: tricycle gear version for taller pilots
Don't forget to visit the SDPlanes discussion groups, Spacek's and Skycraft Airplanes (the US dealer for SD-1).
Editors note: Interesting article about the SD-1 Minisport (N123SD) crash.