The ultralight motorgliders are quite rare, but the same has not perished. There are several choices when it comes to the ultralight motorgliders including high-end and high-priced motorgliders that are full-sized. The full-sized and heavy motorgliders are priced over $100,000, and these go up to $200,000 as well. In case, you can afford such motorgliders, you will definitely be thrilled with the machines. But, most people cannot spend such a hefty sum of money irrespective of its superior performance. Such people can enjoy a fly on such aircrafts by paying between $20 and $30,000.
Here are some of the ultralight motorgliders that are available.
Noins’ Excel: This is one of the latest machines that are well received. The other model produced by Noins is the Choucas model that is a two-seater trainer and the firm previously made a single seater one called Sirius. The latest model, Excel is a lighter and simpler one in terms of design. However, it has the best features that were present in the earlier models. It has a single cylinder engine and a wingspan of 45 feet. It is a serious soaring glider that has a glide ratio of 30:1.
The Graal: The artistic Graal from Max Barel is an exotic blend of molded wood as well as carbon fiber. It looks distinct in terms of construction, and the Graal’s propeller is situated behind the tailplane. The engine of the Graal is mounted inside the fuselage. The Graal is claimed to have a glide ratio of 40:1 and it is touted to be the performance dominator in the segment of aircrafts. The 49 foot wingspan can carry the aircraft that weighs 400 pounds. With $25,000, the Graal is ready to fly.
Alisport’s Silent: Silent is the best known ultralight motorgliders in existence as it is made by the Italian producer Alisport. It has an elegant and creative design. It is a single cylinder engine that features a distinctive single blade prop. Alisport has kept the Silent light with a weight less than 300 pounds. Its engine and prop retracted and its cavity door closed, this motorglider resembles a sailplane. It has a glide ratio of 32:1 and it is priced reasonably at $32,000 without the shipping expenses.