the 3 axis microlight

Low wing aircraft are easy to fuel, your vision is not obscured when turning, but they are harder to get into. If you fly a fabric covered aircraft, there is always the anxiety that a passenger, or indeed yourself, will put a foot through the wing! The underside of the wing and main gear is a wet and unpleasant task to clean.


the Esqual ULM is a delightful product from Spain

If you are the outdoor type, there are still a few places where you can train in a traditional biplane. Romantic yes, but it can be seriously cold in anything but the best weather. Such aircraft are fitted with tailwheels, (taildraggers). They harder to control on the ground and are unable to cope with much cross wind. Nevertheless, generations of young pilots trained in such aircraft.


the popular Buddy Baby Lakes biplane