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Guest nathangillies

Gday all,

 

I am relativly new to flying (15hrs) and about to start my navs.

 

I am looking to buy a plane in the next 6 months but am undecided what to get, the options that keep coming up are the lightwing, aeropup and X-air.

 

Can anyone help me to make my decision with there experience and maybe some specs.

 

The lightwing will probably have a 582.

 

Cheers Nathan

 

 

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Guest Qwerty

Gday Nathan

 

I learned to fly in a 582 Lightwing, as a result I think that they are probably the best a/c in that class, I'd happily own one. A mate has a kitfox (582) that he could possibly be persuaded to part with if you were interested and these are also good performers in the same class.

 

I would encourage you to consider a 912 Lightwing, specifically, I would encourage you to consider my 912 Lightwing which is for sale. :thumb_up: The 912 Lightwing is a bit heavier and more capable xcountry than 582 powered a/c but it depends on what you want to do with you flying.

 

Cheers Qwerty

 

 

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Guest nathangillies

Thanks qwerty,

 

Havnt done much reading about the kitfox, but I will now.

 

I keep bringing your plane up on the web and dreaming !!!

 

Most of my flying will be around the Flinders ranges in SA as my inlaws has a large property around Hawker, around a 1 hr flight from Roxby.

 

 

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I agree with qwerty, a lightwing would be a good buy, especially being australian made a Ballina, easy to get spare parts etc. Same for the aeropup ie. aussie made. qwerty,s plane looks good.

 

 

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Guest Qwerty

The Lightwing is the toughest aircraft made by a country mile. I suppose I should qualify that....toughest civilian aircraft... I am very impressed with them from the point of view as owner, maintainer and also from a structural point of view.

 

If a lightwing was involved in a head-on with a Mack truck is would be debatable which would sustain the most damage.:ne_nau:

 

 

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There is the slightest possibility that I may have exaggerated just a bit.055_ha_ha.gif.ab4c01c0c86f3c68b39f2590d051c8ca.gif041_helmet.gif.78baac70954ea905d688a02676ee110c.gif

 

 

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..how about you try it in your Jab ?

One less Jab to worry about you reckon....!!:no no:

 

I'd pity the truck driver:pc strikes back:

 

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Gday all,I am relativly new to flying (15hrs) and about to start my navs.

 

I am looking to buy a plane in the next 6 months but am undecided what to get, the options that keep coming up are the lightwing, aeropup and X-air.

 

Can anyone help me to make my decision with there experience and maybe some specs.

 

The lightwing will probably have a 582.

 

Cheers Nathan

It would be best to go for a fly in a Lightwing before you decide as tail wheelers are very different to Tecnams.

 

 

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