0 Likes

Ultralight aviation 2
Bavaria

Wikipedia:

During the late 1970s and early 1980s, many people sought to fly affordably. As a result, many aviation authorities set up definitions of lightweight, slow-flying aeroplanes that could be subject to minimum regulation. The resulting aeroplanes are commonly called ultralight or microlight, although the weight and speed limits differ from country to country.


There is also an allowance of another 10% on Maximum Take Off Weight for seaplanes and amphibians, and some countries (such as Germany and France) also allow another 5% for installation of a ballistic parachute.

The safety regulations used to approve microlights vary between countries, the strictest being the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden and Germany, while they are almost non-existent in France and the United States. The disparity between regulations is a barrier to international trade and overflight, as is the fact that these regulations are invariably sub-ICAO, which means that they are not internationally recognised.

In most affluent countries microlights or ultralights now account for a significant portion of the civil aircraft fleet. For instance in Canada the ultralight fleet makes up 18% of the total civil aircraft registered. In other countries that do not register ultralights, like the United States, it is unknown what proportion of the total fleet they make up.[1]

In countries where there is no specific regulation, ultralights are considered regular aircraft and subject to certification requirements for both aircraft and pilot.

Ultralight aircraft are generally called microlight aircraft in the UK and New Zealand, and ULMs in France and Italy. Some countries differentiate between weight shift and 3-axis aircraft, calling the former microlight and the latter ultralight.

The U.S. light-sport aircraft is similar to the UK and NZ Microlight in definition and licensing requirement, the U.S. 'Ultralight' being in a class of its own.

View More »

Copyright: Jan koehn
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15004x7502
Chargée: 22/09/2010
Mis à jour: 30/05/2014
Affichages ::

...


Tags: ultralight; aviation
comments powered by Disqus

Jan Köhn
Ultraleichtflugzeug
Peter Wernig
Bahnhof neumarkt vorplatz neumarkt4you
Peter Wernig
Stadtwerke Neumarkt
Peter Wernig
Maybach Museum Eingangshalle Neumarkt
Peter Wernig
Maybach Museum Express Ausstellung Neumarkt
Heinz Bruckschloegl
Maybachmuseum - Ausstellung Express
Peter Wernig
Maybach Museum Vorplatz Neumarkt
Heinz Bruckschloegl
Maybachmuseum
Peter Wernig
Maybach Museum Ausstellung Neumarkt
Heinz Bruckschloegl
Kleine Jurahalle
Heinz Bruckschloegl
Kleine Jurahalle
Heinz Bruckschloegl
Große Jurahalle
刘运增
Water Mill on the yulonghe river
Luciano Correa | Vista Panoramica
Laboratorio do borboletario flores que voam em campos do jordao
刘运增
the First Bend of the Changjiang River
Jan Koehn
Plaza de Toros de Ronda 2
Luciano Correa | Vista Panoramica
Salto na pista de Bike Park em São Roque
Kuo-Yao-Tsung
Lukang's Tien Hou Temple
Jan Koehn
Plaza de Toros de Ronda
T. Emrich
Daytona Beach Pier
yunzen liu
The splendid mian Mountains2
Jan Koehn
Bridge 2
Ricardo Murad
Museo de Cerámica Ruiz de Luna, Talavera de la Reina
Ricardo Murad
Vista del Puente de Dios desde pintoresco chamizo. Ouslaf – Talembote (Marruecos)
Jan Koehn
Dumetsweiher - Sunset
Jan Koehn
Founders Tree
Jan Koehn
Dechsendorfer carp pond
Jan Koehn
Union Square Park
Jan Koehn
Wolfstein - Tower
Jan Koehn
Sunflower Field
Jan Koehn
Bamberg Cathedral - Transept
Jan Köhn
Ferris wheel - Gondola 1
Jan Koehn
Waterwheel "Schmiedsrad"
Jan Koehn
Alhambra Viewpoint
Jan Köhn
Mirador del Rio - Roof Terrace
Jan Koehn
Schlenkerla
More About Bavaria

The “Free State of Bavaria” is renowned for being culturally unique and for the emphasis which it places on preserving its heritage and traditions. It is also extraordinarily beautiful, boasting a plethora of castles, palaces, cathedrals, abbeys and monasteries not to mention spectacular scenery. Bavaria is more than Alps, men in “lederhosen” (leather pants), women in “dirndl” (traditional dresses) and frothy glasses of beer by the “maβ” (liter).