MD-3 SportRider from FlyItalia, MD 3 Sport Rider distributed by Aveo U.S.A.

 Light Sport Aircraft Store
P.O. Box 20135
Barrie Ontario Canada L4M 6E9
 705-726-8171     705-726-5937 FAX

(by appointment ONLY)

1895 10th line east of Hwy 11
Bradford Ontario

Click here to go to the  
Light Sport Aircraft Store

The L'il Buzzard, L'il Hustler, and L'il Hustler SS two place ultralight trainers and light sport aircraft.

Top 10 reasons to consider a
 L'il Buzzard, L'il Hustler or
L'il Hustler SS!

The World's first Lightsport and Ultralight Aircraft weekly web video webcast!

If you have high speed internet and Windows Media Player installed you can watch our weekly Light Sport and Ultralight aircraft webcast!

Each issue is 25 to 35 minutes in length and is live on the web for 7 days.
Click here for more information!


 Click here for this months specials!

Your new ad! 

Aerial photography - Digital aerial photography - over 40 years experience!

Click HERE to receive Light Sport Aircraft News EXTRA!
Our monthly newsletter
packed full of information about ultralight aviation!

MD-3 SportRider from FlyItalia.

The MD-3 SportRider from FlyItalia built in Italy and is being imported into the U.S. as a factory built ready to fly aircraft under the new light sport plane category, by Chuck and Rodena Reynolds of Aveo U.S.A. out of Boerne Texas.

The craft will be arriving in the U.S. in crates where Aveo will be installing the wings, prop, tail and be outfitted with the AveoMax digital instrument package, and wireless headsets.

Wing span
Wing area
29.5 ft
106.5 ft2
19 ft
Max power
Rotax 912
80 hp
Rotax 912S
100 hp
Empty weight
Max take-off weight

606 lbs
1270 lbs

650 lbs
1270 lbs
Max. cruising speed Vh
Optimal cruising speed
Stall speed
Stall speed with flaps
Max. climb rate (MTOW)
Fuel consumption (Economy flight)
Max. load factor
Max. ultimate

137 mph
112 mph
50 mph
42 mph
790 fpm
3.4 gph
+4/-2 G
+6/-3 G

138 mph
137 mph
50 mph
42 mph
1180 fpm
4 gph
+4/-2 G
+6/-3 G

The SportRider uses an all-metal semi-monocoque blind-riveted airframe with composite cowlings and covers. The fuselage cockpit area is welded steel tubing for pilot protection and strength.

The wings and tail are all metal, with aerodynamically faired struts, and aerodynamically shaped wingtips for efficiency. An option is available for those wanting to fold the wings, and the tail section can be removed for storage.

The dual control system is standard stick and rudder with a joystick, an optional yoke system is also available. Flaps, trim, and throttle are located on the center column. Push pull tubes are used for the elevator and ailerons and the rudder pedals are controlled via cables.  Flaps are electric.

The SportRider is uses a tricycle type landing gear, with steerable a nose wheel, and composite main landing gear. The main wheels have hydraulic disc brakes, controlled by lever on the central column.

Standard are AveoMax? all-digital flight and engine instruments, full cockpit upholstery and adjustable seats, with plenty of head and leg room for larger pilots.

Power is supplied by the Rotax 912 80 HP and 912 100 HP engines.

Aveo U.S.A.
Phone: +1 (210) 264-4975
Fax: +1 (830) 755-2398
328 Boerne Stage Airfield,
Boerne, Texas 78006

MD-3 SportRider from FlyItalia, MD 3 Sport Rider distributed by Aveo U.S.A.

The Sport Rider light sport aircraft from Aveo U.S.A. by :   Videographer Dave Loveman

Requires Real Player and High Speed access.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Index for this section.
Volunteers Civil Air Patrol

Make yourself visible to others when your flying...... Strobe lights make you visible! Click here for more information!

Light Sport Aircraft News Web Magazine PO Box 1710 Holland Landing Ontario Canada  L9N 1P2 647-723-8767. You may link to these pages or print them out for your own personal use.

No part of this publication may be copied or distributed, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any human or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic,  mechanical, manual, or otherwise,  without the written permission of Dave Loveman.

By copying or paraphrasing the intellectual property on this site, you're automatically signing a binding contract and agreeing to be billed $10,000 payable immediately. Copyright Light Sport Aircraft News -  Ultralight Flyer.

Use this box to search our sites or the web!