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    FireFly / Trifly

    Kolb Aircraft Company
    590 Hal Rogers Drive
    London, KY 40744
    United States

    Phone: 606-309-6281

    http://www.kolbaircraft.com
    customersupport@kolbaircraft.com

    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant Yes
    Status Current
    Categories Ultralight
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 63Service Ceiling (ft) 12000
    Cruise Speed (mph) 63Rate of Climb (fpm) 750
    Stall Speed (mph) 27Takeoff Distance (ft) 150
    Range (statute mi) 90Landing Distance (ft) 300
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Hirth 2702
    Design Horsepower 40H.P. Low Range
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.) 5H.P. High Range
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 250Useful Load (lb) 250
    Gross Weight (lb) 500
    Wing Area (ft2) 117Length (ft) 19.5
    Wingspan (ft) 22Height (ft) 6
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design HighFolding Wings Yes
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 26
    Landing Gear Tricycle, Tailwheel
    Materials Fabric, Metal, Tubing
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available YesQuick-build Available Yes
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 300Number Built & Flown 1200
    Kit Cost ($US) $11,713Plans Cost ($US) $225
    Build Cost Range $15,000 - $18,000
    COMMENTS:
    The FireFly is a significant breakthrough in ultralight aircraft. Easy-to-build and designed to be a legal ultralight under FAR Part 103. Engine options include Hirth, Rotax and MZ. Kolb Trifly is the same but with a tricycle landing gear.