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
Uploaded: 22/09/2010
Updated: 30/05/2014
Views:

...


Tags: ultralight; aviation
comments powered by Disqus

Jan Koehn
Ultralight aviation
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
Hrvoje Mikolčević
Jankovac
Mario Carvajal
Parque Nacional Natural Los Flamencos
Abdullah Al Hazza
Qwumad Lake Arquiya Buraydah
Assaf Spiegler
Edradour Distillery
Olavur Frederiksen www.faroephoto.com
Kaldbak Church
kmnet
horseshoe North temple grotto
Jeff Scholl
Above Whitefish Lake, Montana in the summer
Mario Carvajal
Parque Nacional Natural Los Flamencos
dieter kik
Manif place de la Resistance Quimper
Jonas Nosalis
THE SAIDĖ STREAM
dieter kik
manif place de la Resistance 20101016 Quimper
dieter kik
Festival du Potiron Roudouallec Morbihan
Jan Koehn
Hundshaupten - Herbstwald
Jan Koehn
Speicherstadt - barge harbor
Jan Koehn
s' Arenal
Jan Koehn
Chaweng Food Scooter
Jan Koehn
Neumuehlen
Jan Koehn
Ferris wheel - Gondola 1
Jan Köhn
Reykjadalur - hot stream
Jan Koehn
Schauburg
Jan Koehn
Arcaden
Jan Koehn
Great Europa Point
Jan Koehn
Sunflower Field
Jan Koehn
Maximiliansplatz
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).