This is a real airplane with "N" numbers. This is no longer considered an ultralight/fat ultralight. Be careful, don't buy a 2 seat ultralight that hasn't been FAA certified. Two seat ultralights are no longer legal to fly and can no longer make the transition.
This versatile flying machine can take you just about anywhere.
Quicksilver MXL Sport II Amphibian airplane. Full Lotus Floats with retractable tricycle gear.
FAA registered & certified Experimental Light Sport Aircraft (ELSA) N1553N. Last flight on 6/22/08. Ready to fly and have fun NOW!
Pre-Sale condition inspection completed by Quicksilver Dealer on 4/26/08.
* Rotax 582 "Bluehead" 65 horsepower engine oil-in-fuel lubrication or oil pump.
Always hangared and pampered. Airplane kept in like new condition. One owner, airline pilot, never used the plane for instruction.
New sails about 4 years ago along with a complete airframe tear down with new hardware. Total airframe time: 805 hrs. Total time on new engine & gearbox: 287 hrs. First engine was still going strong easily past 500 hrs. Many fun-filled flying hours to go!
I've flown it all around Northern California including Shasta Lake, Lake Berryessa, Lake Don Pedro for camping and fishing. There's storage in the wings for sleeping bags and fishing poles.
She's been an excellent plane and has never given me trouble. It is now hangared at a private airstrip (Funny Farm Airport) in Brentwood California.
Rules for who can fly and work on this plane:
Wingspan: 32' 9"
Below is more info along with photos and some fun videos of this bird flying.
Taking Mom for a ride - she loved it!
Relaxing on the Delta with my wife.
Strap the tent in the right seat and stuff the sleeping bag and pillow in the wing to go camping.
The daughter enjoys a sunset flight.
This beautiful plane is featured on the local magazine cover for all of 2008.
The plane is also on the cover of the book Wings of Discovery.
Airspeed & Altimeter.
Tach, hour meter, water temp, Dual EGT & CHT.
Intercom box, voltage regulator, pull start, etc.
Current rudder, spare rudder is original colors.
Great Flying Videos of this Aircaft!