The Highlander is a versatile aircraft with great performance capabilities. The cockpit is 44″ wide with lots of headroom and over 30 cu. ft. of cargo area. The plane has adjustable seats and there is plenty of cargo room to haul everything you need for that hunting, fishing, or cross-country trip. Planes may be fitted with floats as an amphib, with wheels, or skiis for winter use. This aircraft is very affordable and with the proper maintenance will last you a lifetime. Combine these features with the new Light Sport Pilot license and you too can enjoy the thrill of flying your own airplane!
Everything needed to build a complete highlander for most people will be between $70,000 to $100,000. Pricing varies depending on the engine package and other options. Some of the more popular options are suspension upgrades, leading-edge cuff on the wing, reshaping leading edges of the ailerons, and turbo-charged engines. You can also upgrade with our custom-made 5-gallon header tank.
Even a single person will find that the foldable wings on the Highlander are easy to function, taking just a few minutes to accomplish. Being able to fold the wings means that this plane is not difficult to store or transport.
Large windows mean that this light sport aircraft has amazing visibility. Not only will you feel in control, you will also be able to experience amazing views wherever you go. Being able to see what you are flying over is part of the adventure.
The Highlander features ample cabin room with adjustable seats to accommodate any size pilot and passenger. Not only can the Highlander get you to your destination but will do so in comfort.
The optional Alaskan Bushwheel tires allow the Highlander to take off and land in rugged terrain without worrying about finding an airstrip. These tires have no problem traversing over small rocks and shrubs, which expands your possibilities for adventure.
LARGE CARGO HOLD
Useful load on this craft can be up to 705 pounds. The capacity to carry as well as a good deal of room for cargo means that it is ideal for short flights as well as extended trips.
General Highlander Specs:
Wing Span: 31′ 6″
Wing: 120.75 sq.ft.
Mean Cord Length: 47.5″
Height: 7′ 10″
Length Folded, Standard Fuselage: 20′ 8″
Length Folded, XL Fuselage 22' 8"
Width Folded: 7′ 11.5″
Adjustable Seats: 2
Cabin Width: 44″
Landing Gear: Tail Wheel or Tricycle
Gear Width: 76″
Fuel Capacity: 26-31 gallons
Performance Figures Depending on Engine etc:
VNE: 130 mph
Cruise: 90-100 mph
Stall w/ flaps, no throttle: 40 mph
Stall w/ flaps and throttle: 30-35 mph
Take-Off Roll: 30-300 ft (no wind)
Take-Off Distance to 50 ft: 200-800 ft
Landing Distance: 50 ft to 300 ft
Climb Rate: 800-3,000 fpm
Weights and Loading:
Gross Weight: 1320 lbs
Empty Weight w/ 912S: 650 lbs – 800 lbs
Useful Load: Up to 670 lbs