|Over 60 of these little planes have been built so far. The simple
and forgiving construction and very inexpensive materials make it a good
choice for a first time project.
Simple, very sturdy, and inexpensive to build.
This ultralight parasol is powered by a 40 hp two-stroke engine . Very
nice flying little airplanes.
Aluminium front deck, Custom fiberglass engine
cowl, 1600cc VW engine, Full span ailerons, Aileron
push-rods, Wood fairing strips for aft fuselage.
Plans are now available for the
basic parasol airplane. Published as a page builders manual, there are
lots of descriptions, sketches, pictures, etc to help a first time
builder understand the process and get started building. The manual
includes 50 pages of text and another 50 pages of dimensioned
construction drawings as well as a full size rib pattern.
Plans for the basic parasol
are published in book form consisting of 50 + pages of "story" (with
pictures, sketches, tips, etc.) and another 50 pages of dimensioned detail
drawings for layouts and parts fabrication. There is very few parts on
this plane that can not be made with basic hand tools.
Also Includes AN hardware guide - and
- a full sized airfoil pattern.
It's a really simple build. And a
nice flyer too. The plans manual sells for $75.00