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EU flag European Ultralight Aircraft

This category is common nearly for all European countries. It has different abbrevations, as UL, ULL, ULM. In Italy for instance, it is called microlight aircraft. Aircraft in the UL category often can be registred also as light sport aircraft in USA.

Typical dual seater UL airplane has an empty weight +-280 kg and is powered with a +-80 hp engine.

Basic definitions of an ultralight aircraft in EU

  • MTOW: 300 kg (single seater), 450 kg (dual seater), 472.5 (dual seater equipped with BRS - balistic recovery system)
  • Stall speed: 65 km/h in landing configurations (flaps etc. are allowed)
  • Fixed or retractable landing gear
  • Single piston engine (can be turbocharged)

Example of an Ultralight in EU

Atec 321 Faeta

Atec 321 Faeta

These airplanes might be Ultralight Aircraft in EU - ULL, UL, ULM eligible

Light Miniature Aircraft LM-5X Super Cub

EW:620 lbs (281 kg)
MTOW:1024 lbs (464 kg)
Vs0:35 mph (56 kph)
Vc:80 mph (129 kph)
Light Miniature Aircraft LM-5X Super Cub

Two Wings Aviation Mariner

EW:370 lbs (168 kg)
MTOW:950 lbs (431 kg)
Vs0:29 mph (47 kph)
Vc:80 mph (129 kph)
Two Wings Aviation Mariner

Two Wings Aviation Mariner High Wing

EW:370 lbs (168 kg)
MTOW:950 lbs (431 kg)
Vs0:29 mph (47 kph)
Vc:80 mph (129 kph)
Two Wings Aviation Mariner High Wing

Joplin Tundra

EW:400 lbs (181 kg)
MTOW:900 lbs (408 kg)
Vs0:36 mph (58 kph)
Vc:75 mph (121 kph)
Joplin Tundra

Evans Volksplane VP-2

EW:640 lbs (290 kg)
MTOW:1040 lbs (472 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:75 mph (121 kph)
Evans Volksplane VP-2

Hy-Tek Hurricane 103 Ultralight

EW:252 lbs (114 kg)
MTOW:525 lbs (238 kg)
Vs0:26 mph (42 kph)
Vc:64 mph (103 kph)
Hy-Tek Hurricane 103 Ultralight

Weedhopper 2 Seat

EW:340 lbs (154 kg)
MTOW:840 lbs (381 kg)
Vs0:0 mph (0 kph)
Vc:60 mph (97 kph)
Weedhopper 2 Seat

Vortech A/W-95

EW:272 lbs (123 kg)
MTOW:497 lbs (225 kg)
Vs0:0 mph (0 kph)
Vc:60 mph (97 kph)
Vortech A/W-95

Weedhopper 40

EW:250 lbs (113 kg)
MTOW:550 lbs (249 kg)
Vs0:20 mph (32 kph)
Vc:55 mph (89 kph)
Weedhopper 40

Joplin 1/2 Tun

EW:250 lbs (113 kg)
MTOW:550 lbs (249 kg)
Vs0:24 mph (39 kph)
Vc:54 mph (87 kph)
Joplin 1/2 Tun

Raceair Skylite

EW:240 lbs (109 kg)
MTOW:525 lbs (238 kg)
Vs0:27 mph (43 kph)
Vc:45 mph (72 kph)
Raceair Skylite

Bagalini Colombo

EW:330 lbs (150 kg)
MTOW:700 lbs (318 kg)
Vs0:26 mph (42 kph)
Vc:41 mph (66 kph)
Bagalini Colombo

Bagalini Bagaliante

EW:242 lbs (110 kg)
MTOW:407 lbs (185 kg)
Vs0:26 mph (42 kph)
Vc:37 mph (60 kph)
Bagalini Bagaliante

Druine D.31 Turbulent

EW:349 lbs (158 kg)
MTOW:320 lbs (145 kg)
Vs0:0 mph (0 kph)
Vc:0 mph (0 kph)
Druine D.31 Turbulent

Me 109R Microlight

EW:441 lbs (200 kg)
MTOW:661 lbs (300 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (63 kph)
Vc:0 mph (0 kph)
Classic Planes Me 109R Microlight
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