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Laron Streak Shadow

Performance & specifications:

Number of seats:2
Wing area:164.1 sqft
Stall speed:39 mph (63 kph)
Cruise speed:100 mph (161 kph)
Empty weight:474 lbs (215 kg)
Gross weight:937 lbs (425 kg)
Climb rate:1800 fpm
Take-off run:100 feet
Landing run:200 feet
Wingspan:32.8084 feet
Lenght: feet
Height:5.8 feet
Engine:65 hp
Fuel capacity:14gal.
Fuel type:gasoline
Laron Streak Shadow

Streak Shadow`s description

Laron Streak Shadow, also known as CFM Shadow (original name), is a British 2 seats ultralight aircraft designed in the 1980s. High wing, pusher configuration.


Data from, cited 2012-06-10.

  • Shadow B 40 hp (30 kW) Rotax 447 air-cooled engine.
  • Shadow C (1988) 50 hp (37 kW) Rotax 503 air-cooled engine. Streamlined struts.
  • Shadow D 65 hp (48 kW) Rotax 582 liquid-cooled engine. Dual control standard.
  • Shadow E Similar to the D series but with either Rotax 582 or 80 hp (60 kW) Rotax 912 liquid-cooled engine, electric starter and long range tanks.
  • Streak SL Rotax 582 or 912 engine. New foam/glass fibre wings of shorter span (28 ft 0 in or 8.53 m). 11 in (279 mm) longer than Shadow.
  • Streak SLA Same as Streak SL, but with increased flap angles and other minor changes to lower stall speed, putting it into UK Microlight category.
  • Star Streak Rotax 582 or 912 engine. Wings with same span as Streak but narrower chord. 14 in (356 mm) shorter than Streak with a wider cockpit.

Notable Laron Star Streak flights

There was flight from London to Sydney made with this airplane.

U.S. FAA registrations

Model year No. of seats City State
8x registration with missing year and state
Total registered: 13

Streak Shadow accident statistics by event year

NTSB Identification Accident Number Event Date Location Injury Severity
20120416X71420ERA12LA2852012-04-15Salem, WVNon-Fatal
20001211X13708BFO94LA0191993-11-26MANNINGTON, WVNon-Fatal

Manufactured / designed by the same producer / designer:

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

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