How To Get Started Flying Ultralight Aircrafts

Ultralight flying signifies one of the fastest and surest ways to experience the joys of aviation. From powered-parachutes and trikes to conventional fixed wings and even rotorcraft and amphibians, ultralights are enjoyable, exciting, and typically, remarkably affordable. Flying ultralights isn’t a step-down or up, however, a step into a totally different and thrilling sector of the flying community.

In the U.S., Flying an ultralight does not need a medical certification or license of any type or a permit, providing the aircraft in compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulation called Part 103. Part 103 defines an ultralight as an aircraft that meets the following criteria: Continue reading

Are Ultralight Aircrafts Safe to Fly?

To the untrained eye, ultralight aircraft, with their small body and minimal construction can seem like a dangerous option for pilots.

There are plenty scare stories about how these seemingly flimsy planes are deathtraps that all respectable pilots should avoid.

However, many keen fliers insist that these machines don’t deserve their bad reputation as a dangerous craft. Many are keen to highlight that any blame for accidents lies with the pilot, not the plane. Continue reading