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UFM Easy Riser

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The Easy Riser biplane was designed by Larry Mauro and which under the name Icarus II was one of the earliest hang-gliders to be motorised, back in 1975 by John Moody.  A rigid wing tailless biplane flown by supplemental weight-shift. A variety of engines could be fitted, including the 125cc McCulloch 101 go-cart engine, UFM selling the machine as a hang-glider. Control method: Standard tip rudder and weight-shift pitch axis, optional 2 or 3 axis control. First year built 1976. Units delivered by June 1981 2,500. Many options in power and landing gear were available. It is strut and cable braced.

 

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The Easy Riser is offered as a hang glider, and engine and landing gear packages to use with this aircraft are offered separately by other companies. Power and landing gear optional. Standard tip rudder and weight-shift pitch axis, optional 2 or 3 axis control.

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Easy Riser 1
Wingspan 30’
Wing area 170 sq.ft
Aspect ratio 8.8
Empty weight 55 lbs. (without engine or landing gear)
Gross wt: 350 lbs
Empty wt: 110-150 lbs
Max pilot wt: 200 lbs

 

 


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