Five new Light-Sport aircraft have earned their FAA
certification -- just in time for next week's AirVenture 2005. They
The P2004 Bravo, manufactured by Tecnam S.R.L. of Italy and
distributed in the U.S. by Hansen AirGroup, Kennesaw, Georgia (www.hansenairgroup.com).
The Bravo is an all-metal, tri-gear, high-wing aircraft featuring a
tapered, cantilevered wing with a laminar airfoil and side-by-side
The Kappa KP-5 manufactured by Jihlavan Airplanes s.r.o. of the
Czech Republic and distributed in the U.S. by Kappa Aircraft,
Pocono Pines, Pennsylvania (www.kappaaircraft.com).
The KP-5 is an all-metal, tri-gear, low-wing aircraft, featuring a
high-performance airfoil with Fowler flaps. The aircraft features
off-set, side-by-side seating to offer more comfort for pilot and
The Legend Cub, manufactured and distributed in the US by
American Legend Aircraft Company, Sulphur Springs, Texas (www.legendaircraftcompany.com).
The Legend Cub is re-designed J-3 Cub, incorporating elements of
the venerable Cub as well as the Piper PA-11 and Super Cub. The
high-wing, fabric-covered aircraft is powered by a Continental
The C42 Ikarus, manufactured by Comco Ikarus of
Germany, is a two-place, side-by-side, high-wing, tri-gear
aircraft featuring an aluminum tube fuselage and wing structure
with composite covering on the fuselage and high-tech fabric on the
The Breezer, also manufactured by Comco Ikarus, is a
two-place, side-by-side, low-wing, tri-gear aircraft featuring an
all-aluminum fuselage and wings.
Look for all five aircraft to be on display in the LSA Mall
during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2005. This brings to 12 the number of
models of LSA now certificated as S-LSA.