What is a Microlight?

microlight

Microlights (also called Ultralights) were originally hand gliders that had been fitted with small engines, but have now matured into a specifically designed aircraft. Microlights are all classified under group "D" in aircraft rating. They must have a maximum weight not exceeding 390 kg, a wing loading not exceeding a maximum weight of 25k per square meter, a maximum fuel capacity not exceeding 50 litres and has not been designed to carry more than 2 people.

Links

British Microlight Association
Microlights in South Africa
Utralights in Australia
Ultralight flyer online

 


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