|Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:24 pm Post subject: Speed Modifications
Other builders feel free to chime in on support for
the speed modifications and the gent doing research
for his thesis. I for one, would be happy to pay for
mods to make the Lightning near 200 mph cruise. I
just wish the plane was rated to push 300 mph!
--- Kayberg(at)aol.com wrote:
We of Green Landings fame do plan to be at S & F.
Since we market the Sky Ranger and the Lightning, we
will have a Sky
Ranger-Lightning booth in the Ultralight area at Sun
n Fun. We will aim it at the
Light-Sport market, even tho we are going faster.
With the Lightning
performance, we can use the short strip and fly
during the show...tho not do demo
It was always our aim to offer the best of aircraft.
outflies anything in its class and the Lightning
does likewise (for twice the
Having a high-wing and a low-wing does let us take
advantage of the
overpriced booth spaces.
In a message dated 1/21/2007 11:41:07 AM Eastern
Now that John's Lightning is flying, we have 7 in
the air by my count, and
several more close. Seven and a half counting Buz's
I suggest it's time to discuss Sun and Fun. Dates
are 17 to 23 April, so we
have some time to plan. The Shelbyville folks will
be there of course, with
the new demo and/or the protype. I know that Buz
will be there. Will John D.
and N155LT be ready by then? Are the folks from WV
going? I can go if there if
its worthwhile to the Marque.One or two days are
about all I can stand - but
it can be any two days. How about the others with
flying birds. I'd like to
hear from Pete and Nick on how we can help by being
Some suggestions. A formation
arrival/departure/demonstration flights. A
Lightning Corral. A social gathering or seminar(s)
with potential builders. A
group trip up to Fantasy of Flight, maybe we could
talk Kermit into letting us
land there. Now that would be cool. Pete, Nick, how
can we help with
My 2c worth, anybody else got any suggestions?
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