To continue reading you must be a paid subscriber

    Subscribe to Kitplanes

    KITPLANES – The Independent Voice for Homebuilt Aviation KITPLANES® magazine is the world’s #1 homebuilt aviation magazine. Written exclusively for enthusiasts like you, our editors pack each issue with need-to-know information on building, flying, designing and maintaining your own amateur-built category manned aircraft. Subscribe Today
    Airshow coverage sponsor:

    Details:

    DFS Single PPC

    Spartan Microlights
    38-11 Ditmars Blvd., No. 110
    Astoria, NY 11105
    United States

    Phone: 718-395-3774

    http://www.flyforfun.net
    info@flyforfun.net

    CATEGORY:
    Type Paramotor/ParagliderSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 28Service Ceiling (ft) 14000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 26Rate of Climb (fpm) 900
    Stall Speed (mph) 15Takeoff Distance (ft) 25
    Range (statute mi) 170Landing Distance (ft) 25
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Rotax 447
    Design Horsepower 40H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 4.5H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 168Useful Load (lb) 407
    Gross Weight (lb) 575
    Wing Area (ft2) 400Length (ft) 6
    Wingspan (ft) 32Height (ft) 4
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design ParachuteFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in)
    Landing Gear Tricycle
    Materials Fabric, Tube
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available NoIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 1Number Built & Flown 501
    Kit Cost ($US) $8,995Plans Cost ($US) $
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    LSA legal. Comes with chute; converts to trike. Info pack includes video. Two place is available.