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Definition of basic UL aircraft

Category is defined only by MTOW and stall speed 1:

  • MTOW: 544 kg (1,200 pounds)
  • VS0: 39 knots (45 mph) IAS, or less at MTOW

There is also one important limitation - passengers are not allowed, although the plane can have two seats. Only two pilots can fly together or pilot with instructor.

References

[1] Review of Canadian Aircraft Categories

Example of basic ultralight

By its specs., Fisher Flying Products Dakota Hawk should fit into this category.

Fisher Flying Products Dakota Hawk

These airplanes might be Basic ultralight aircraft category 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

Asso V Champion

EW:617 lbs (280 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:165 mph (266 kph)
Asso V Champion

Impulse 100 Microlight

EW:639 lbs (290 kg)
MTOW:1041 lbs (472 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:155 mph (249 kph)
Impulse 100 Microlight

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

Serge Pennec Gazaile 2 ULM

EW:606 lbs (275 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:39 mph (63 kph)
Vc:146 mph (235 kph)
Serge Pennec Gazaile 2 ULM

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

Atec 321 Faeta

EW:606 lbs (275 kg)
MTOW:1041 lbs (472 kg)
Vs0:32 mph (51 kph)
Vc:141 mph (227 kph)
Atec 321 Faeta

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

Morgan Aeroworks Super Diamond MkII

EW:408 lbs (185 kg)
MTOW:992 lbs (450 kg)
Vs0:43 mph (68 kph)
Vc:138 mph (222 kph)
Morgan Aeroworks Super Diamond MkII

Atec 212 Solo

EW:441 lbs (200 kg)
MTOW:661 lbs (300 kg)
Vs0:40 mph (64 kph)
Vc:137 mph (220 kph)
Atec 212 Solo

Onex

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

SA-3A Playboy

EW:600 lbs (272 kg)
MTOW:902 lbs (409 kg)
Vs0:0 mph (0 kph)
Vc:130 mph (209 kph)
Stits SA-3A Playboy

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

Asso Whisky IV

EW:622 lbs (282 kg)
MTOW:1058 lbs (480 kg)
Vs0:37 mph (60 kph)
Vc:130 mph (209 kph)
Asso Whisky IV
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