HUMMEL ULTRACRUISER CLASSIC
FAR PART 103 COMPLIANT
The UltraCruiser is an FAR Part 103 Compliant Ultralight aircraft.
Read the aircraft specifications below this introduction for more
The aircraft was designed by Morry Hummel in 1999, and first flew in 2000. The aircraft was designed with safety in mind, and with it's "G" rating of 4, it proves to be one of the strongest ultralight aircraft around. It is still one of the only all metal part 103 ultralights in the world. The Ultracruiser Classic was designed to use a 1/2 Volkswagen. Contact us for information about engine suppliers.
The aircraft is extremely versatile and maneuverable. Those who build or buy them consider the comfort and performance to be second to none. This, combined with the affordability of the UltraCruiser, makes it the most popular among the Hummel Aircraft Company fleet.
The detachable wings make storage easy and efficient.
The UltraCruiser can be purchased as plans-only, partial kit, or full parts-kit. All parts are pre-cut, pre-drilled, and designed to make construction easy and streamlined for new and experienced builders. Become a builder today and buy now!
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The UltraCruiser is a Part 103 legal all metal ultralight
Detachable wings for easy storage
Very docile, easy to fly
Excellent performance with 37 HP engine
Very comfortable for long flights
6.5 ft. track and low CG for improved ground handling
Many building options with customer support
Full size Parts on (30) 24″x36″ CAD drawn pages.
Available as plans built, kit built or anything in between.
4 cycle reliability with the 1/2 VW Hummel engine, with other engine options in the works.
Tri-gear option on plans. (Not Part 103)
Canopy option (Not Part103)
DIMENSIONS & AIRFOIL
AIRFOIL : GA30-618
WING SPAN : 22.5 FT
WING AREA : 101 SQ FT
WING LOADING : 5.4 LBS/SQ FT
LENGTH : 16 FT
EMPTY WEIGHT : 252 - 270 LBS
GROSS WEIGHT : 575 LBS
"G" RATING : 4
HP (RANGE) : 28 - 45 HP
VNE : 95 MPH
CRUISE : 63 MPH
STALL : 28 MPH
TAKEOFF RUN : 150 FT
TAKEOFF OVER 50 FT OBSTACTLE : 300 FT
RATE OF CLIMB : 500 - 1000 FT/MIN
LANDING DISTANCE : 300 FT
FUEL CAPACITY : 5 GAL
FUEL BURN : 1.5 - 2.0 GAL/HR