List of RA-Aus certified aircraft types

This page is a list of commercially available aircraft which may be registered under Recreational Aviation Australia rules.

Recreational aircraftEdit

Manufacturer Model Kit/Factory Wing U/C Seats Cruise (knots) Notes
Aeroprakt A-22 "Foxbat" Factory High Wing Tricycle 2 85-90 Flapperons  
Allegro Allegro 2000 and Allegro 2007 Approved Kit and Factory Built High Wing Tricycle 2 95 Metal wing and tail, composite fuselage. Was manufactured in the Czech Republic until the start of 2009 where production was moved to the USA to try and stabilise the selling price in their largest market. (The Euro to US dollar conversion rates fluctuated extensively causing the price to go up and down) The aircraft is now manufactured by Fantasy Air USA in Oregon and is fully LSA compliant.  
Evektor SportStar Factory Low Tricycle 2 105 All-metal, bubble canopy  
Jabiru J120 Factory High Tricycle 2 100  
Jabiru J160 Both High Tricycle 2 100  
Jabiru J170 Both High Tricycle 2 100  
Jabiru J230 Both High Tricycle 2 120  
Jabiru J250 Kit High Tricycle 2
Jabiru UL-D Kit High Tricycle 2
Pipistrel Sinus Factory & Kit Built Approved High Wing Tricycle or Taildragger 2 115 All-Carbon Fiber, winner NASA CAFE Challenge 2007, winner NASA GAT Challenge 2008, First solo around the world flight for an Ultralight Aircraft 2005, Winner FAI World Air Games 2001-2002. NASA have recently (June 2009) purchased this airframe for electric engine testing as a joint venture with Stanford University (USA) deeming the Sinus to be the most efficient light aircraft design in the world.  
Pipistrel Virus - Virus SW (Short Wing) Factory & Kit Built Approved High Wing Tricycle or Taildragger 2 125 Standard, 148 SW model All-Carbon Fiber, winner NASA CAFE Challenge 2007, winner NASA GAT Challenge 2008, First solo around the world flight for an Ultralight Aircraft 2005. Fastest factory-built, mass-produced Ultralight aircraft available in the world (June 2009) with 148-knot cruise @ 75% burning 18 lph.  
Savage Classic, Savage Cruiser, Savage Cub Cub Factory & Kit Built Approved High Wing Taildragger 2 85 Fabric-covered updated copy of the original Piper Cub, available in three separate models, Classic, Cruiser, Cub. Built for airport operations and bush flying, Alaskan wheel options, snow skis etc.  
TL 2000 Sting Carbon Sting Approved Factory Built Low Wing Tricycle 2 135 Carbon fibre construction, fast and economical, retractable version, constant-speed propeller, Rotax 80, 100 or 115 HP engines  
Raj Hamsa Ultralights X-Air Hanuman Approved Kit or LSA High Wing Tricycle 2 80-85 Affordable rag-and-tube construction, Rotax 582, 912 or Jabiru Engine, simple construction of around 100 hours  
X-Air Standard X-Air Standard Approved Kit High Wing Tricycle 2 55-60 Affordable rag-and-tube construction, more than 170 in Australia / New Zealand, Simple construction of around 40 hours for the standard model usually powered by the Rotax 582 engine  

MicrolightsEdit

Manufacturer Model Kit/Factory Wing U/C Seats Cruise Notes
Pipistrel Spider Kit and Factory Built Tube-and-fabric, made by Hazard in Italy Tricycle (Composite) 2 45-50 Knots Rotax 503, 582 or 912 engines