ⓘ Swedish Aerosport Mosquito

Swedish Aerosport Mosquito

ⓘ Swedish Aerosport Mosquito

The Mosquito was the power package that started renewed interest in the powered self-launching hang glider concept when it was introduced in 1995. The power package can be mated with any hang glider wing. Ready to fly the aircraft features a cable-braced hang glider-style high-wing, weight-shift controls, single-place accommodation, foot-launching and landing and a single engine in pusher configuration.

The plane uses a standard hang glider wing made from bolted-together aluminum tubing, with the wing covered in Dacron sailcloth. The wing is supported by a single tube-type mast and use the bar Control frame. The engine is a lightweight, two-stroke, single cylinder, Radne 120 Missiles from 14 HP 10 kW, although produces an output of 3.5:1 belt drive reduction, the shaft. Folding legs to protect the propeller during ground operations. The engine package can be installed in most hang gliding harnesses under. The mosquito can also be purchased as a complete harness.

The original design of the mosquito was updated in 2001 as the Mosquito NRG, which is still in production. In the NRG includes a flat back plate, the front part propeller brake, an integrated control system and an electric start.

Wings that are approved for mosquito include-I-R DPS rigid wing and Aeros Discus M.