Sparrow Ultralight

by Carlson Aircraft
3.4
14
Sparrow Ultralight - Photo #1

Using proven aircraft design and materials, the SPARROW ULTRALIGHT offers unprecedented reliability and true airplane performance. Not just a wing and sling, this is a real three axis controlled aircraft conforming to FAA 103 regulations. Easy to build and fun to fly, The SPARROW ULTRALIGHT is affordable, economical and a superb performer. Most important, the SPARROW ULTRALIGHT has been designed with pilot safety our top priority.

Features

SHORT FIELD PERFORMANCE
PANORAMIC VISION
FINGERTIP BEARING MOUNTED CONTROLS
22 " WIDE COCKPIT
6061-T6 EXTRUDED I BEAM SPARS
FACTORY COMPLETED RIBS
ROUND ALUMINUM STRUTS
FULL VIEW INSTRUMENT PANEL
AILERONS - 3 AXIS CABLE CONTROLLED
TRI-GEAR
BENCH SEAT w/CUSHION
RIVETED ALUMINUM TAIL SURFACES
4130 WELDED STEEL FUSELAGE, LANDING GEAR, ENGINE MOUNT
ACCESS DOOR (REMOVABLE)

Easily constructed with hand tools. Kit complete except for Power Plant, Instruments and Finished Dope. Fabric is 1.7 ounce Dacron. - Glue, tapes, cord, rivets included. Hardware AN quality. All welding on fuselage, landing gear, engine mount - Complete and epoxy primed. Controls welded and primed. Fuel Tank - Aluminum 5 gallon. Full instructions - Full size patterns for floorboards, windshield, boot cowl and instrument panel. Kit meets FAR 103 parameters if built according to manufacturer's specifications and design. Any change in structure, additional options, increased fuel capacity, may void compliance. Easy to fly. - Requires minimum runway facilities.

Source www.sky-tek.com (no longer available)

Specifications

Empty weight:
254 lbs (115 kg)
MTOW:
504 lbs (229 kg)
Stall speed:
23 kts (26 mph) (43 kph)
Cruise speed:
50 kts (58 mph) (93 kph)
VNE:
55 kts (63 mph) (102 kph)
Climb:
750 ft/min (3.8 m/s)
Take-off distance:
240 ft (73 m)
Landing distance:
300 ft (91 m)
Engine:
Rotax 277

Watch 1 Video about the Sparrow Ultralight

PHOTOS

Sparrow Ultralight - Photo #2

RELATED RESOURCES

  • Carlson Aircraft Inc.

    Carlson Aircraft Inc.

    Designers of the Carlson SKYCYCLE , an exciting reproduction of the 1945 Piper Skycycle and the new Criquet, S.T.O.L. aircraft. International inquiries are welcome!

    More information!