Questions tagged [homebuilt]

Aircraft that are sold as kits and then assembled by the purchaser, rather than being factory-built and delivered in fully-functional form.

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What challenges may be foreseen to adapting the Wittman Tailwind as an E-LSA?

The Wittman Tailwind is a great performing aircraft which can be built on a budget. Many potential builders have considered adapting the design as a light sport aircraft. What challenges could be ...
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How are the landing, takeoff, and cruise speeds calculated for my homebuilt ultralight?

How can I calculate the takeoff, landing, and cruise speeds of my ultralight with a total weight (with load) of 120 kg, average air density of 1.23 kg/m3, wing area of 13.18 m2, and a coefficient of ...
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Will the plane takeoff from the ground?

Good day everyone. I need a help here. I'm working on an ultralight aircraft Here's the details Propeller diameter: 1.2M. Engine: 15HP/3600rpm gasoline engine. Plane weight: 50kg(empty) Can the plane ...