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Icarus Aircraft Icarus V
 
The design of the Icarus V has pitch controlled by weightshift on parallel bars. Tip rudders, individually worked by twist grips, provide lateral control. The pilot rides in a cage and can pull his feet up during flight to reduce drag. The glider disassembles along the cenreline for car-top transportation.
 
Wing span: 32 ft
Wing sweep: 20 deg
Wing chord: 5 ft
Empty weight: 66 lb
Stall: 16 mph
Max glde: 10-1
Min sink: 180 fpm
Plans price (1974): $12.95
 
 
 
 


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