The main product from the LiteFlite stable is the Dragonfly. The Dragonfly is a three axis ultra light aircraft which takes off in a reasonably small area and lands in a reasonably small area. It has dual seating and dual controls.
Due to the slow flying speed, the Dragonfly is a favoured hang gliding towing aircraft and has been sold to 12 different countries. The Dragonfly provides a low cost form of aviation which can be flown almost anywhere and is really easy to learn.
The Dragonfly has been in production since 1990 and during this period, in excess of 100 aircraft have been manufactured.
The Dragonfly is constructed from 6061 grade aluminium tubing, is structurally supported by stainless steel wire and has fabric covered wings. It is powered by either a two stroke or four stroke engine. It has a range of options available depending upon your requirements and financial constraints.
Engine: Rotax 582, 65 hp
Overall Length: 5.974 m / 19 ft 6 in
Maximum Height: 2.316 m / 7 ft 6 in
Wing Span: 10.363 m / 34 ft
Wing Area: 15.8 sq.m / 170 sq.ft
MTOW: 385 kg
Gross Weight: 800 lb
Empty Weight: 150 kg / 330 lb
Fuel cap: 6 USG / 20 lt
VNE: 57 knots / 100 kph
VC at 5200rpm: 40 knots / 60 kph
Stall: 14-17 kt
Normal Landing Approach Speed: 26 kt
ROC: 1400 fpm /16 m/s
Take-off dist: 50 ft
Take-Off Distance (To 50ft): 195 feet
Landing dist: 100 ft
Landing Distance (From 50ft): 363 feet
Range: 100 sm
Fuel consumption: 16 lt/hr
Service ceiling: 16,000 ft
Kit price (1998): US$15,700
Landing gear: tail wheel