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Weedhopper ultralight aircraft

Empty Weight: 250 lbs.
Gross Weight: 550 lbs.
Wing Span: 28 ft.
Wing Area: 168 sq. ft.
Engine: 447 Rotax
Cruise Speed: 40 m.p.h.
Stall Speed: 25 m.p.h.
VNE: 65 m.p.h.
Construction: Alum tube/dacron
Building time: 20 Hrs.

The Weedhopper was first introduced in 1979. It is an assembly kit made using bolt together aluminum construction covered in presewn dacron envelopes. 

Construction times are reported in the 25 to 50 hour range. Standard features include brakes, steerable nose wheel, windshield instruments, 5 gallon fuel tank. 

Option include storage bags, floats, and emergency parachute system. The craft is also available as the Weedhopper Super, which is equipped with the 503 Rotax engine.   


Weedhopper sail sets  
Weedhopper model B complete sail set $1375 U.S.  
Weedhopper model C complete sail set $1375 U.S.  
Weedhopper Super Nova sail set $1520 U.S.  

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