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1 = Definition of a microlight

Proposal From:

Vladimir Silhan, Czech delegate

Proposal title:

DEFINITION OF A MICROLIGHT OR PARAMOTOR AIRCRAFT

Existing text:

1.3 DEFINITION OF A MICROLIGHT OR PARAMOTOR AIRCRAFT

1.3.1 A one or two seat powered aircraft whose minimum speed at Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) is less than 65 km/h, and having a MTOW of:

- 300 kg for a landplane flown solo

- 330 kg for an amphibian or a pure seaplane flown solo;

- 450 kg for a landplane flown with two persons

- 495 kg for an amphibian or a pure seaplane flown with two persons

Note. These definitions also apply to foot-launched Microlight and Paramotor aircraft.

1.3.2 The MTOW described in 1.3.1 may be increased by 5% if the aircraft is equipped with a parachute system designed to bring the entire aircraft to the ground if it is deployed.

New text:

1.3 DEFINITION OF A MICROLIGHT OR PARAMOTOR AIRCRAFT

1.3.1 A one or two seat powered aircraft whose minimum speed at Maximum Take Off Weight (MTOW) is less than 65 km/h, and having a MTOW of:

- 300 kg for a landplane flown solo built and equipped for one pilot only

- 330 kg for an amphibian or a pure seaplane flown solo built and equipped for one pilot only ;

- 450 kg for a landplane flown with  built and equipped for two persons

- 495 kg for an amphibian or a pure seaplane flown with built and equipped for two persons

Note. These definitions also apply to foot-launched Microlight and Paramotor aircraft.

1.3.2 The MTOW described in 1.3.1 may be increased by 5% if the aircraft is equipped with a parachute system designed to bring the entire aircraft to the ground if it is deployed.

Reason:

Two-seater flown in solo isn’t one-seater.


Added by Vladimir SILHAN Last edited by Robert HUGHES on 26 Sep, 2012 19:38. Quick links: http://wiki.fai.org/x/rgDk or 1 = Definition of a microlight
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