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PH-1K8 PH-1W6

Comco-Ikarus Fox II / C22

PH-2F3 PH-3N7
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PH-3T8 PH-3Z6
Sky-Walker Sky-Walker II
PH-1U7 PH-1X6
PH-1U9 Sky-Walker 1+1 c/n 188 - ULM-airfield Stadskanaal in Holland - 22 April 2007 Ultralight aeroplanes

The two-seat Sky-Walker Sky-Walker 1+1 was popular as an ultralight training aircraft. The airframe exists out of an aluminium-tube construction. The plane is constructed out of alu-tube covered with sailcloth. As powersource the Sky-Walker 1+1 had a four cylinder, horizontal opposed air-cooled Limbach L 1700 EA engine. Motorgliders en ultralight aeroplanes frequently used the Limbach engines. The L 1700 EA was a perfect engine for the ultralight Skywalker with a continuo 56 HP (maximum 60 HP) and a weight of only 73 kg. The dated Limbach engine of the PH-1U9 is replaced by a Rotax 462 UL CB.

The 1988-built Sky-Walker Sky-Walker 1+1 s/n 188 was registered PH-1U9 on 18 May 1988. On 9 April 1989, the Skywalker PH-1U9 was involved in an accident: the pilot of the Comco Sherpa II PH-1K8 wanted to make an emergency landing during training and did not count on that the Skywalker restarted. At a height of about 5 meters the devices hit each other and hit against the ground. The Skywalker pilot was lightly injured in the crash. Sky-Walker Sky-Walker 1+1 PH-1U9 was repaired after the incident. On 15 January 1998, the registered aircraft type was changed into Sky-Walker Sky-Walker II. On 4 May 2005, the registered aircraft type was changed again, this time into Sky-Walker 1+1. On 3 June 2009, registration PH-1U9 was cancelled by the authorities as the CofA had expired on 15 March 2008. Sky-Walker 1+1 PH-1U9 was seen at the MLA-aerodrome Stadskanaal in Vledderveen, the Netherlands, on 22 April 2007.

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