The Ikarus C-42 is one of the latest generation of high performance microlight aircraft, comfortable and fun to fly, it’s a fully enclosed 2-seater with a spacious cockpit and cabin heating for the winter months.
A sporty but stable aircraft with electric trim and ergonomic controls the C-42 is ideal for learners and a capable tourer for post licence flying.
- Cruise speed – 70kts (80mph)
- Climb rate 1000ft per minute
- Range – 375 miles
- Maximum Take off weight – 450 KG
- All C-42s have cabin heat for winter flying.
G-CFBE has the world renowned 80hp Rotax 912 engine with an ultra efficient Neuform prop. It’s equipped with the upgraded beringer brakes, panel mounted radio and a transponder with ADS-B capability (ADS-B increases our visibility to other aircraft and allows full flight tracking.)
G-CFBE is available for our students to hire post licence.
G-KDEN Ikarus C-42B
The Bravo model offers even more legroom for taller pilots than the C-42A and the latest 2019 spec uses carbon fiber in place of fiberglass to reduce weight and improve performance, allowing us to climb to height quicker during training.
G-KDEN is equipped with panel mounted radio and Pilot Aware for Safety. Pilot Aware is new technology allows us to see all other aircaft fitted with transponders in the vicinity. The greatest advance in pilot safety in decades, both our aircraft are equipped with Pilot Aware.