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Flightstar Spyder
The Flightstar Spyder is a single seat Ultralight type aircraft. The light weight airframe allows maximum performance on minimum installed powerand the Spyder was designed to accept the Rotax 447 and 503 engines on Flightstar’s dynafocal type engine mount. The front fairing and windshield come as standard equipment on the Spyder. The Spyder features conventional three axis controls with full span ailerons, steerable nose wheel and side mounted control stick. The standard fuel tank has a 5 USG capacity with a 10 USG capacity tank as an option. Equipped with the Flightstar wingfold system, the Spyder is easy to assemble and easy to care for.
Standard equipment includes a 42hp rotax 447 aircooled engine w/cowling, composite front fairing w/tinted lexan windshield, high lift wing with streamlined struts, vibration isolated instrument panel, durable aluminum and stainless custom hardware, rugged chromemoly cage and landing gear, heavy duty stamped dynofocal engine mount, anodized airframe for corrosion protection, and 3 point pilot restraint harness.
Optional equipment includes a 48 hp Rotax 503 aircooled engine with supercowl, full instrument package, four point harness, complete electrical system, inflight adjustable trim, 3 blade composite propeller, azusa drum brake system, rear floor pan, and brs ballistic parachute system. The Flightstar Spyder can be upgraded to full Formula configuration.

Optional equipment also includes the HKS 700E (680 C.C. 60 HP @ 6200 RPM) with 2.58 TO 1 reduction ratio. Propeller options include  the Tennessee prop. co. 2-blade, 66” dia and IVO-prop. 3-blade 62”.
The airfoil is the Flightstar FS-I-2 12% thick.



Engine: Rotax 447FA, 42 hp
Reduction; 2.58-1
Wing span: 30 ft.
Wing area: 144 sq.ft.
Height: 7 ft 10 in.
Length: 16 ft 6 in.
Weight empty: 127 kg / 280 lbs.
Gross weight: 650 lbs.
Structural Limit W/Rotax 503: 750 lb
Fuel cap: 5-10 USG.
VNE: 83 kt / 96 mph / 154 kmh
Cruise 75%: 65 mph.
Range 10 USG: 220 sm.
Stall: 36 mph.
ROC: 660 ft/min / 3 m/s
Take-off roll: 205 ft
Take-off distance (50ft obstacle): 350 ft / 107 m
Landing dist: 180 ft.
Service ceiling: 14,000 ft.
Glide Ratio: 8:1
Sink rate: 400 fpm
Aspect Ratio: 6.25
Roll Rate (45 To 45):  2.8 sec
Seats: 1.
Landing gear: nose wheel.
Cockpit width: 41 in
Engine: Rotax 447, 42 hp
Wing span: 9.14 m
Wing area: 13.40 sq.m
MAUW: 295 kg
Empty weight: 126 kg
Fuel capacity: 38 lt
Max speed: 160 kph
Cruise speed: 105 kph
Minimum speed: 42 kph
Climb rate: 5 m/s
Fuel consumption: 9.5 lt/hr
Certification: VZ
Seats: 1





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