Trike Weight Shift Control Light Sport Aircraft Operation, Maintenance, Inspection

Sport and Private Pilots operating trike weight shift control light-sport aircraft (LSA) have modern technology but not a fully developed infrastructure. Operations, maintenance and inspections will be discussed here that assist with this new technology.

The General Aviation light standard category aircraft community is used to Cessna and Pipers with Continental and Lycoming engines functioning with analog technology. Integrating the new sport pilot/light-sport aircraft technology and FAA rules is quite a challenge, especially when coming from General Aviation industry looking at trikes; aircraft with no tails.

We need to understand these new rules and technology, while figuring out how to integrate and bring the rest of the general aviation community up to speed with sport and private pilots operating Trike Weight Shift Control LSA.

The big challenges are how to operate, maintain and inspect, and who can maintain and inspect your aircraft.

Trike Weight Shift Control Aircraft ROTAX Engine: Operations Introduction

Trike Weight Shift Control Aircraft Maintenance, Repair, Inspection

Trike Weight Shift Control Aircraft Maintenance, Repair, Inspection is where you’ll learn who can do what on your aircraft, and what the FAA maintenance certified mechanics ratings are.

In order for an amateur-built or light-sport airworthiness certificate to be issued for your trike weight-shift control light-sport aircraft, it must be inspected by a representative of the FAA. This can be either an FAA employee or a private individual who has been designated by the FAA to perform these inspections. This designee is called a Designated Airworthiness Representative (DAR)