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:: LowBoy Quad -v- AeroChute Trike ::

We have been getting a lot of interest now that we have a purpose built water cooled 4 stroke aviation engines fitted to the LowBoy-3 Quad, against the Australian made AeroChute Trike !

In 2016, the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approved the SAFA wheeled training syllabus, enabling pilots to Fly a Wheeled Launch Quad or Trike in Australia, it took over 5 years for the SAFA to satisfy CASA with a Wheeled Powered Paraglider (WPPG) Syllabus.

The RAA also offers Wheeled Flight Training, that is apparently how the heavy & bulky AeroChute got it's certification.

Below, is why may pilots now choose to purchase the all new BlackHawk LowBoy-3 Quad over an AeroChute Trike!

The Real comparison;

 

:: LowBoy-3 Quad ::

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:: AeroChute Trike ::

:: Package Deal Price ::

*from $25'000.00

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*$30'000.00

:: Unit Dry Weight ::

from 57kg

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100kg

:: Fuel Consumption ::

2 x 12 Litre Tanks

(7+ hrs flying)*

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29 Litre Tank

(2 hrs flying)*

:: Wheels ::

Aviation Tyres & Aluminium Rims 

(very stable design)

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3 wheelbarrow wheels

 (trike's inherently unstable)

:: Steering ::

Ground Steering

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NONE

:: Suspension ::

 30cm Fibreglass Axle travel 

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NONE

:: Brakes ::

Cable Disks

(optional)

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NONE

:: Portability ::

Fits into Vehicle boot

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Ute or Trailer

:: Launch Distance ::

10 ~ 20mt

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20 ~ 30mt

:: Landing Distance ::

3 ~ 10mt

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10 ~ 20mt

:: Ground Handling ::

Steering & Suspension

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 NO Steering or Suspension

:: In-Flight Handling ::

Finger tip Steering

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Heavy pull to Steer

:: Power-off in Flight Gliding ::

Glides like an Eagle (8:1)*

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Drop like a stone (3:1)*

* Aprox.

The BlackHawk Lowboy-3 Quad is the clear leader of the Pack !

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