The Premier UK Disabled Flying Training Charity Since 1994
When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.- Leonardo da Vinci
APT's aircraft are two seat Shadows CD's, manufactured
by CFM Aircraft Ltd. at Leiston, Suffolk, UK, with controls specially
modified to take account of the difficulties of disabled pilots.
The main features of the Shadow are:
Both Shadows are fitted with Rotax 503 2-stroke engines producing over 50hp.
Student pilots sit in the front cockpit with the instructor sitting behind. Students should weigh no more than 13.5 stone (approx. 86 kilos).
G-MYLV is modified for those whose disability affects their hands as well as their legs. The main modifications to G-MYLV consist of:
G-MVUS is modified for those whose disability affects their legs only.
Adapted Aircraft for Disabled Flying
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