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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. 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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