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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

Aerodynos de Colombia JA-177 Evolution II

EW:606 lbs (275 kg)
MTOW:1091 lbs (495 kg)
Vs0:36 mph (58 kph)
Vc:121 mph (195 kph)
Aerodynos de Colombia JA-177 Evolution II

Laron Star Streak

EW:400 lbs (181 kg)
MTOW:900 lbs (408 kg)
Vs0:35 mph (56 kph)
Vc:120 mph (193 kph)
Laron Star Streak

Gardan CAB GY-20 Minicab

EW:595 lbs (270 kg)
MTOW:1058 lbs (480 kg)
Vs0:43 mph (69 kph)
Vc:112 mph (180 kph)
Gardan CAB GY-20 Minicab

Lobb Falco 95

EW:595 lbs (270 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (61 kph)
Vc:112 mph (180 kph)
Lobb Falco 95

Nicollier Menestrel II

EW:650 lbs (295 kg)
MTOW:1124 lbs (510 kg)
Vs0:44 mph (71 kph)
Vc:112 mph (180 kph)
Nicollier Menestrel II

TEENIE TWO

EW:310 lbs (141 kg)
MTOW:550 lbs (249 kg)
Vs0:48 mph (77 kph)
Vc:110 mph (177 kph)
DCS, Inc. TEENIE TWO

Jodel D18 UL

EW:518 lbs (235 kg)
MTOW:1014 lbs (460 kg)
Vs0:37 mph (60 kph)
Vc:109 mph (175 kph)
Jodel D18 UL

PIK 26 Mini Sytky

EW:317 lbs (144 kg)
MTOW:551 lbs (250 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (63 kph)
Vc:105 mph (169 kph)
PIK 26 Mini Sytky

Ace Aircraft Junior Ace Model E

EW:645 lbs (293 kg)
MTOW:1100 lbs (499 kg)
Vs0:45 mph (72 kph)
Vc:105 mph (169 kph)
Ace Aircraft Junior Ace Model E

Meteor SpA Sky Arrow 450T

EW:638 lbs (289 kg)
MTOW:990 lbs (449 kg)
Vs0:38 mph (61 kph)
Vc:104 mph (167 kph)
Meteor SpA Sky Arrow 450T

Meteor SpA Sky Arrow 480T

EW:667 lbs (303 kg)
MTOW:1055 lbs (479 kg)
Vs0:38 mph (61 kph)
Vc:104 mph (167 kph)
Meteor SpA Sky Arrow 480T

Interplane 2000L

EW:650 lbs (295 kg)
MTOW:1232 lbs (559 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:100 mph (161 kph)
Interplane 2000L

Chilton Aircraft DW1

EW:398 lbs (181 kg)
MTOW:640 lbs (290 kg)
Vs0:35 mph (56 kph)
Vc:100 mph (161 kph)
Chilton Aircraft DW1

Asso Junior VI

EW:530 lbs (240 kg)
MTOW:950 lbs (431 kg)
Vs0:38 mph (61 kph)
Vc:100 mph (161 kph)
Asso Junior VI

Laron Streak Shadow

EW:474 lbs (215 kg)
MTOW:937 lbs (425 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (63 kph)
Vc:100 mph (161 kph)
Laron Streak Shadow

Ing. Nando Groppo srl Trial

EW:645 lbs (292 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:34 mph (55 kph)
Vc:99 mph (159 kph)
Ing. Nando Groppo srl Trial

Ing. Nando Groppo srl XL

EW:645 lbs (292 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:34 mph (55 kph)
Vc:99 mph (159 kph)
Ing. Nando Groppo srl XL

Spacek s.r.o. SD-1 Minisport

EW:245 lbs (111 kg)
MTOW:533 lbs (242 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (63 kph)
Vc:97 mph (156 kph)
Spacek s.r.o. SD-1 Minisport

Carlson Sparrow II

EW:510 lbs (231 kg)
MTOW:1050 lbs (476 kg)
Vs0:36 mph (58 kph)
Vc:96 mph (154 kph)
Carlson Sparrow II

ULM Pataplume 2

EW:613 lbs (278 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (63 kph)
Vc:93 mph (150 kph)
ULM Pataplume 2
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