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Advanced ultralight aircraft category

Canada flag Canadian category. Definition is similar to the light sport aircraft in USA. For the complete definition follow the links.

Basic parameters for the Advanced Ultralight Aircraft (AULA) 1, 2:

  • propeller driven
  • maximum of two persons, including the pilot
  • MTOW:
    1. 350 kg (770 lb) for a single place aeroplane
    2. 560.0 kg (1232 lb) for a two place aeroplane
  • maximum stalling speed in the landing configuration, VS0, at manufacturer's recommended maximum take-off mass (weight) not exceeding 72 km/h (45 mph) (IAS)
  • limited to non-aerobatic operations. Non-aerobatic operations include:
    1. manoeuvres incident to normal flying
    2. stalls and spins (if approved for type)
    3. lazy eights, chandelles; and
    4. steep turns, in which the angle of bank is not more than 60°

Interesting links

Example of an advanced ultralight:

Fisher flying products Dakota Hawk qualifies as an ultralight in Canada.

Fisher Flying Products Dakota Hawk

References

[1] Ultralight aircraft (Canada) on wikipedia

[2] AULA on Transport Canada 

These airplanes might be Advanced ultralight aircraft eligible

Asso X Jewel

EW:623 lbs (282 kg)
MTOW:1042 lbs (472 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:178 mph (286 kph)
Asso X Jewel

Bradley Aerobat

EW:333 lbs (151 kg)
MTOW:600 lbs (272 kg)
Vs0:48 mph (77 kph)
Vc:160 mph (257 kph)
Bradley Aerobat

Sonerai I

EW:440 lbs (200 kg)
MTOW:700 lbs (318 kg)
Vs0:45 mph (72 kph)
Vc:150 mph (241 kph)
Great Plains Sonerai I

Morgan Aeroworks Cheetah Sierra 100

EW:690 lbs (313 kg)
MTOW:1199 lbs (544 kg)
Vs0:37 mph (58 kph)
Vc:150 mph (240 kph)
Morgan Aeroworks Cheetah Sierra 100

Morgan Aeroworks Cheetah Sierra 200

EW:690 lbs (313 kg)
MTOW:1199 lbs (544 kg)
Vs0:37 mph (58 kph)
Vc:150 mph (240 kph)
Morgan Aeroworks Cheetah Sierra 200

ULM Speedmax Racer

EW:419 lbs (190 kg)
MTOW:694 lbs (315 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:143 mph (230 kph)
ULM Speedmax Racer

Rutan Quickie Q2

EW:490 lbs (222 kg)
MTOW:1000 lbs (454 kg)
Vs0:0 mph (0 kph)
Vc:140 mph (225 kph)
Rutan Quickie Q2

Sonerai II Original

EW:520 lbs (236 kg)
MTOW:925 lbs (420 kg)
Vs0:45 mph (72 kph)
Vc:140 mph (225 kph)
Great Plains Sonerai II Original

Asso V Jolly

EW:591 lbs (268 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (61 kph)
Vc:140 mph (225 kph)
Asso V Jolly

Sonerai II Stretch

EW:540 lbs (245 kg)
MTOW:1150 lbs (522 kg)
Vs0:50 mph (80 kph)
Vc:139 mph (224 kph)
Great Plains Sonerai II Stretch

Onex

EW:600 lbs (272 kg)
MTOW:0 lbs (0 kg)
Vs0:45 mph (72 kph)
Vc:135 mph (217 kph)
Sonex Onex

Cvjetkovic CA-65B

EW:681 lbs (309 kg)
MTOW:1200 lbs (544 kg)
Vs0:49 mph (79 kph)
Vc:130 mph (209 kph)
Cvjetkovic CA-65B

Sonex Sonex

EW:620 lbs (281 kg)
MTOW:1100 lbs (499 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:130 mph (209 kph)
Sonex Sonex

Aveko VL-3 SPRINT

EW:630 lbs (286 kg)
MTOW:1040 lbs (472 kg)
Vs0:35 mph (55 kph)
Vc:130 mph (209 kph)
Aveko VL-3 SPRINT

Sonex Waiex

EW:625 lbs (283 kg)
MTOW:1100 lbs (499 kg)
Vs0:41 mph (66 kph)
Vc:130 mph (209 kph)
Sonex Waiex

Millennium Master

EW:628 lbs (285 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (63 kph)
Vc:128 mph (206 kph)
Millennium Master

Morgan Aeroworks Cheetah

EW:573 lbs (260 kg)
MTOW:1199 lbs (544 kg)
Vs0:43 mph (69 kph)
Vc:127 mph (204 kph)
Morgan Aeroworks Cheetah

Brandli BX2 Cherry

EW:0 lbs (0 kg)
MTOW:1222 lbs (554 kg)
Vs0:0 mph (0 kph)
Vc:125 mph (201 kph)
Brandli BX2 Cherry

M-2 Scout UL

EW:650 lbs (295 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:124 mph (200 kph)
Kubíček Aircraft M-2 Scout UL

Windex 1200

EW:386 lbs (175 kg)
MTOW:683 lbs (310 kg)
Vs0:47 mph (76 kph)
Vc:123 mph (198 kph)
Windex 1200
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