fbpx
 
Gear News, News

Airfer Raptor PPG trike

Sunday 7 April, 2019

Airfer have released a robust stainless steel PPG trike called the Raptor, that can be flown solo or tandem.

With a TIG-welded steel construction the Raptor is a robust trike, and it is particularly well suited for heavy loads, but Airfer say its compactness makes it manageable for lighter pilots as well.

Airfer say the trike is easy to get into and out of and very comfortable, with adjustable harnesses and movable foot pegs. It can be easily dismantled (it uses push-pins so no tools are necessary) and folded for transport.

It is powered by the Polini Thor 250 engine, which Airfer say was chosen for its reliability, power, low noise and low fuel consumption. Airfer’s new 130cm wooden Aerobat propeller is supplied as standard, or a carbon prop is available as an option.

The trike dimensions are 176cm x 152cm x  169cm. The Car (solo) version weighs 58kg; the tandem is 62kg.

airfer.com

Back to Gear News
Back to Gear News

Subscribe and never miss an issue

 

Subscribe now and also enjoy the following:

  • Ten issues per year delivered in high quality print, Zinio digital – or both
  • A 100+ page Travel Guide to the world’s most exciting flying locales
  • Subscribers’ Prize Draws: twice a year, a lucky subscriber wins a new wing of their choice
  • Plus exclusive discount vouchers for books and products

Digital edition

From
£2.59
per month

  • Ten packed issues delivered via Zinio
  • Travel Guide with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Read offline on iPad, laptop or phone
  • Exactly the same magazines as print

Print edition

From
£4.19
per month

  • Ten packed issues airmailed to you
  • Travel Guide with the Feb/March issue each year
  • Perfect-bound journals, high quality production
  • Chance to win two new wings in exclusive draws

Print and digital

From
£4.79
per month

  • All the benefits of print and digital!
  • Plus exclusive discount vouchers for books and products
SIGN UP FOR OUR INFORMATIVE NEWSLETTERS
SIGN ME UP