CAA Consultation – Meaning of Self Propelled Hang Gliders (Paramotors)

A Proposal to Amend the Meaning of ‘Self-Propelled Hang-Glider’ as set out in Article 155 of the Air Navigation Order 2005

New Proposed INTERPRETATION

‘Self-propelled hang-glider’ means an aircraft comprising an aerofoil wing and a mechanical propulsion device which:

(a) is foot launched;

(b) has a stall speed or minimum steady flight speed in the landing configuration not exceeding 35 knots calibrated airspeed;

(c) has a maximum unladen mass, including full fuel of 70 kg

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We will keep you informed as to when and if this is accepted.

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