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Ultralite
« on: May 09, 2018, 07:44:44 am »
Does anyone her have/fly an Ultralite plane?
I am working on building a 600? runway here on the farm so that hopefully one day I can get one.
I flew in a TC Trike in the mountains of NC. It was great. I really loved it. I need one with a short take off.
Any info would be greatly appreciate.
Jim

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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2018, 08:29:18 am »
We have a kit built helicopter that is 95% finished that I know you can get for a steal.   You could rent a truck and take it down with my equipment trailer.
When I was into RC we had a guy that use to land on our field.  It didn't take much runway to get airborne.  You still need to cut down a lot of trees.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2018, 08:36:41 am »
Definitely interested. PM sent.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2018, 08:38:51 am »
Why would I need to cut down trees? Did you see my runway during Beefest?
It is about 110? side by about 600? long.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2018, 12:56:20 pm »
Why would I need to cut down trees? Did you see my runway during Beefest?
It is about 110? side by about 600? long.
Jim

Didn't realize how long a swatch it was.  Was that the purpose of the clear path?  The direction is right for the wind?
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2018, 02:31:28 pm »
Yes. It is not ready yet. We just installed a fence on the left side of it. We will be removing the fence that runs down the middle and install another fence on the right side.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2018, 09:27:24 am »
I have 2 Team Aircraft, Zmax(they are like a 3/4 scale Piper Cub). About 100ft roll for takeoff, stall speed 29mph. Flew perfect, didn't need any trim tabs. 600ft is a nice length for ultralight runway with no obstacles. Be careful with winds aloft when getting above treetops along runway. If interested contact me. There is a nice EAA airshow in Lakeland, Fl. every time I went there were quite a few ultralight planes. 

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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2018, 10:20:45 pm »
Tat is something I have been interested in for a long time.
What is the basic cost?

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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2018, 11:39:15 pm »
Tat is something I have been interested in for a long time.
What is the basic cost?

The basic cost varies greatly.
You should get lessons before you try to fly. Taking a ground school course would be ideal.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2018, 08:53:18 am »
What is Tat?
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #10 on: May 11, 2018, 05:17:55 pm »
Tat=That, sorry.

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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #11 on: May 12, 2018, 09:09:41 am »
No need to be sorry, I just couldn't figure it out.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #12 on: November 15, 2018, 12:06:20 am »
You folks might have already seen this but just in case you haven't ,
 Gyrocopter stunt - Flying at very low level in FULL-HD
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2018, 08:47:18 am »
Nothing to see.
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2018, 09:48:04 am »
I would love to be able to fly like that,
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2018, 11:51:25 pm »
I would love to be able to fly like that,
Jim

Me to Jim. I found that video when it first came out. I saved if so I can watch it every now and then!! I'm glad you enjoyed it!
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2018, 05:43:11 am »

    Is this what you meant Nella ? ?


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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2018, 09:34:50 am »
I just hope that is not what my first flight from my runway looks like. :grin:
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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #18 on: November 16, 2018, 09:55:49 am »
Wow! What a show! Jim, I was thinking that I would stop by if I'm ever in your area and let you take me up for a flight. I just changed my mind !! I don't know which would be the worse experience, flying with that guy, or the bear attack video! Either way I think I would need to change my garments !! Ah haa haa ha !

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Re: Ultralite
« Reply #19 on: November 16, 2018, 01:34:21 pm »
Phillip,
You definitely must stop by if you are in the area. Just let me know ahead of time.
By the way, I do not have an ultra lite yet.
Jim