Quicksilver MX, Quicksilver MX Sprint, Quicksilver MX Sprint on floats.

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Quicksilver Spring on Air Tech Floats

Quicksilver MX Sprint


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Fixed Wing
28 ft
18 ft 1 in
8 ft 10 in
156 sq ft
Rotax 447 (40 hp)

250 lbs
275 lbs

30-40 hrs

Aluminum tube
Dacron sailcloth


3.36 lb/sq ft
13.12 lb/hp
65 mph
54 mph
44-54 mph
24 mph
900 fpm
65 ft

14,000 ft
2.5-4.5 gph


  • Conventional 3-Axis Control
  • 66" 2 Blade wood propeller
  • Flexible Driveshaft Coupler for Reduced Vibration
  • Tapered Stabilizer
  • Tubular-Braced Tail
  • Triangulated Kingpost Assembly
  • Partial Double Surface Wings
  • Extra Ribs for Firm Airfoil

Designed for the entry level pilot while retaining the excitement & handling a proven pilot demands.

The MX Sprint has extremely fast roll response and handles crosswinds easily with its conventional three-axis controls. Yet it retains the docile and predictable slow flight characteristics that made the original MX famous.

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