ultralight aircraft


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ultralight aircraft

[′əl·trə‚līt ′er‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
An extremely lightweight, single-seat aircraft with low flight speed, power, and fuel capacity, used for sport or recreation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ultralight aircraft

An extremely lightweight, single-seat aircraft with a low flight speed, power, and fuel capacity, used for sport or recreation. In terms of its maximum takeoff weight, it should be less than 1000 lb (455 kg). In microlight aircraft, the upper limit is 250 lb (115 kg) empty weight.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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