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Light Sport Aircraft

The light sport aircraft rule was created in 2005 and was aimed at recreational use, small airplanes. These airplanes must weith less than 1320 lbs, fly no faster than 130 Kts, and carry no more than 2 people. To accompany this class is the Sport Pilot license, which has fewer training requirements and does not require an FAA medical certificate.

Check out the EAA's Light Plane World site and newsletter.

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Bob Grove's Areonca Champ

Areonca Champ.

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Jim Erikson's Aeronca Chief

This is a beautifuly restored example.

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Bill and Randy Kilmer's - J3 Piper Cub

Bill and Randy Kilmer's - J3 Piper Cub.

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Elwood Homan's - J3 Piper Cub

Elwood Homan's - J3 Piper Cub.

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Malcolm Morrison's Kolb MKII

Malcolm's two seat Kolb MKII was built from a kit. It has a steel cage fuselage with aluminum tube tail and wings, all covered with fabric. It is powered by a 46 HP two cylinder, 2-cycle Rotax 503 engine. It cruises at 60 MPH.

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Tom "Rex" Pryde's J3 Kitten

Tom Pryde's J3 Kitten was built from plans. It is a single seat homebuilt powered by a 45 HP Zenoah, twin cylinder, 2-cycle engine. The fuselage and tail are made from steel tubing. The wing structure is wood, The Kitten is covered with fabric.

Malcolm Morrison's Titan Tornado 1

Malcolm finished this single seat Titan Tornado 1 and received the Airworthiness Certificate from the FAA in July 2011. It is powered by a 52 HP Rotax engine and cruises at 90 MPH.