Skyfox

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The Skyfox Aviation Skyfox is an Australian ultralight cabin monoplane designed by Skyfox Aviation of Queensland and first flown in 1989. Originally sold as an ultralight it was later produced for general aviation use.

Design and development

The Skyfox is a high-wing braced monoplane with a conventional tailwheel landing gear with a fixed tailwheel. It has a welded steel fuselage with fabric covering. The wings can be folded when not in use along the side of the fuselage.

Originally built to meet Australian ultralight regulations the latter CA-25 is built to JAR-VLA rules.

Source: skyfox.net.au - wikipedia.org
Photo: holbrookultralightclub.asn.au

Specifications

Empty weight:
694 lbs (315 kg)
MTOW:
1146 lbs (520 kg)
Stall speed:
43 kts (49 mph) (80 kph)
Cruise speed:
70 kts (81 mph) (130 kph)
VNE:
93 kts (107 mph) (172 kph)
Glide ratio:
10
Take-off distance:
328 ft (100 m)
Landing distance:
394 ft (120 m)
Engine:
Rotax 912A - 80hp
Fuel consumption:
4 GPH (15.1 LPH)