Identification Help?

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  1. HoHun

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    Hi everyone,

    I hope it's not off-topic to post some modern aircraft here?

    First one is this Ultralight which I shot at Oberschleißheim in 2003. It looks a bit like a Drifter, but has enough differences that it must be something else. It also has similarities to an AirCam (which was obviously inspired by the Drifter), but the AirCam is a twin, and I have found no evidence of a single-engine predecessor (though it would not be illogical if there had been one).

    Any ideas? This aircraft seems to be a tough one! :-/

    Regards,

    Henning (HoHun)
     

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    It Looks like a Kolb Mark III. The Engine looks like a Rotax.

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    Hi Flyboyj,

    >It Looks like a Kolb Mark III.

    Hm ... thanks, good suggestion, I hadn't been aware of the Kolb designs before.

    However, though it looks very much like a Kolb Mark III, the Kolbs all seem to have a single wing brace on the pictures I found. The Kolb also seem to have a fuselage structure of a denser net of thinner tubes - at least that's my impression.

    So I think it's not a Mark III despite the great similarity. Problem is, I have no idea what it might be then ...

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    Henning (HoHun)
     
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    Maybe Kitplanes can help you HoHun. E-mail the photo to them...

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    (Problem is they all look alike! :))
     
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    If we don't find out right away, at the end of April I will be at a small airport that specializes in ultra lights. One of the guys there should know.
     
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