The C42 Ikarus is a two seat aircraft manufactured in Germany. It is ideally suited to trial flights with it's high wing allowing a fantastic view of the ground. It is easy to fly and is the ideal training aircraft. This aircraft boasts a large, ergonomically designed cockpit and gentle handling, making it a great training aircraft. The performance characteristics are similar to those of the Eurostar and with long range fuel tanks the aircraft has an extensive range.
With its bubble canopy, the EV-97 like the C42 gives amazing views. The Eurostar is considered the 'sporty' version with its nippy handling & speed. The EV-97 is often described as a "pilots plane". The aircraft is a low - wing design and gives excellent all round visibility. It has a good cruise speed and is easy to handle for experienced pilots and beginner alike. It has an excellent climb rate, short field take off performance and impressive fuel economy.