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Carlson Sparrow ultralight, experimental lightsport, amateur built aircraft.

This Sparrow 1 is powered by a 20 hp Rotax 277 aircraft engine, using a 2.58 - 1 reduction drive. The Sparrow 1 features bolt together aluminum tube construction covered in dacron sailcloth. The Sparrow 1 will take off in 140 feet, as a climb rate of 750 ft./m, and a cruise speed of 50 mph, top speed is 63 mph.

The tricycle geared craft stands 6'8" tall and is 16'8" long. The wingspan is 30'2", and it has a wing area of 120 ft.?. It has a fuel capacity of 5 gallons.

The Sparrow 1 weighs 254 pounds, making it a part. 103 legal ultralight aircraft. It has a gross weight of 504 pounds, giving a payload with full fuel of 220 pounds. With the fuel on board the craft has a range of 200 miles.

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The Sparrow 1 features standard stick and rudder controls with a center stick, steerable nose wheel and left hand throttle.

The Sparrow kit was offered several different ways, completed basic kits, without instruments were engine and prop. Partially assembled kits, or kits in portions that is, you could purchase the fuselage hit first. Then the wing kit, followed by the power plant. The Sparrow 1 was first introduced in 1987 in 1998 I have reports of approximately 20 kits being delivered to customers.

Carlson Sparrow ultralight - experimental lightsport aircraft
Carlson Sparrow ultralight - experimental lightsport aircraft

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