Introduction to Ultralight Aviation

Ultralight Flying

How and where to fly? Is it safe or dangerous? Is it getting more expensive with the rising fuel prices? What are the rules of flying in my country?

Read the articles here and find the answers. I can't promise to cover each country and state, but will do my best to help you know more about the ultralight flying.

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Ultralight Flying In USA

The sport ultralight flying in USA is probably as popular as sports like paragliding and sky diving. The low costs, the large choice of aircrafts and the great infrastructure have helped the ultralight aviation in USA to grow a lot in the last years. Additionally it is just very easy to...
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Ultralight Aircrafts - As Safe As The Birds?

Why are birds safe? Because they are physically engineered for flying safely and have evolved into a creatures who know just what to do and how to survive in an emergency. So, if you want to emulate the birds, you need to acquire an airworthy ultralight aircraft and...
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What Factors Rule The Performance Of Ultralight Airplanes?

You have to ascertain that you have good flying conditions and your aircraft is in good operating condition before setting out on your flight. The performance of your ultralight aircraft is affected by multitude of environmental factors. %ADSENSE% Atmospheric Density One of the major factors that impact on performance is atmospheric density. Atmospheric...
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How To Fly An Ultralight Aircraft Even When You Do Not Own Any

Photo by udannlin at FlickrOn this site we have published some articles showing how affordable owning an ultralight airplane is. Indeed this depends on where you live - but in general you can own an ultralight airplane at the price of a decent car. Unfortunately not every one of us can...
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Ultralight Aviation in Canada: A Quick Guide

CARs for flying No, flying cars are not out yet unfortunately! The CARs we...
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Microlight Aircraft in the UK: Your First Steps

Microlight aviation is a popular method of recreation in the United Kingdom. They British value the freedom and air-accessibility that mircrolight aircraft offers them each flight. Also called "ultralight aircraft" (which is a less popular name in the UK), a microlight aircraft has different specifications according to its type. Types of microlight...
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Ultralight Flying in East Europe

While East Europe isn't the most popular destination among the ultralight flying fans, there are many reasons you may want to consider flying there. Flying training can be cheaper, maintenance, hangar fees and airport fees can be lower too. In many of the countries the nature is great and people...
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Ultralight Flying in New Zealand

New Zealand is a cool place, by many labeled as one of the best places for sightseeing in the world. And is there a better way to see beautiful nature other than flying? It's hard to believe so. So, here we are exploring the opportunities for ultralight flying in...
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Ultralight Flying in India

Some wouldn't expect to see article about India here. Aren't people there poor and too concerned for their problems to fly? Guess what - India is one of the pioneers in ultralight aircraft innovations. One of the best ideas in the recent years came from there. Don't underestimate a country...
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Ultralight Flying in Thailand

Thailand is not just a popular tourist destination. It's also one of the most popular places for Americal and West-European expats. And not only - people from Asia and Australia also often visit or move to Thailand because of the good weather, food, friendly people and the affordable cost of...
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Ultralight Flying in Australia

Australia is a place with mostly hot and dry weather, large desolated areas, and beautiful nature. Add to this the relatively strong economy and good quality of life and you'll end up with a pretty good destination for ultralight flying. Oh yes, and let's not forget the long coastal line,...
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Ultralight Flying in Africa

Africa is beautiful continent with very diverse nature and over 50 countries, with many different regulations and opportunities for ultralight aviation. This article isn't meant to be a complete guide to ultralight flying in Africa. We'll cover the most popular / realistic to go to countries that we have found...
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