Light Sport Plane Requirements:
maximum gross take-off weight of less then 1,320 lbs (for land
LSA's) - A maximum airspeed of 120 knots. - Fixed wings & fixed
pitch propeller - Maximum of two seats.
List of Older Eligible Aircraft
approved to fly one, are similar to a recreational pilots permit.
The major benefit of the LSA is the less restrictive medical
requirements. If you are medically well-enough to drive a car and
have a drivers license, you should be able to get an LSA license.
The other big advantage is the time and expense in getting a
license. You can be flying your LSA aircraft with as little as 16
hours of instruction.
What Plane Should You
There are several older aircraft that qualify,
including the Piper J-3 Cub and several Taylorcraft models. The most
popular older plane is the 1946 Ercoupe 415C, because it has a
tricycle-gear (the others are usually taildraggers) with an electric
start. Most of the other older planes have to be "propped"
to start, lacking electrical systems and radios.
dozens of brand-new planes that are available. Some feature the
latest in avionics, with luxury interiors and features like
parachute systems. They are also a lot more money. Right now, the
best-selling LSA is the $112,000 Cessna 162 Skycatcher, with over
800 sold, and they haven't even shipped the first one. When you look
closely at this model, you realize it is really a brand-new Cessna
150, with the old reliable Continental 100 horsepower engine,
redesigned to save weight, a beautiful glass panel, and for the
joystick generation, a stick instead of yokes.
More About LSA Aircraft Here:
Aircraft I Have For Sale:
Factory-Built Sport License Aircraft
Sport License Eligible
2006 Wag Aero Cubby $29,500
Selling a plane is not a walk
in the park.
Your LSA Aircraft For Sale?
call me at 763-389-9399 and let me find a buyer for you.