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Ultralight Products Mosquito 166

Ultralight Mosquito at NEAM

Gift of E. John Pettinato

Designed for the skilled and experienced hang glider pilot, the Mosquito series of high-performance hang gliders represented the state-of-the-art when introduced as they were a departure in concept from other contemporary designs. Pre-production prototypes entered in United States competition won a cross-country event, several speed tasks and set three world records.

This example logged 25 hours including challenging flights from Mt. Washington in New Hampshire and Grandfather Mountain in North Carolina.

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Wingspan: 34' 10"
Empty Weight: 54 lbs.
Gross Weight: 260 lbs.
Cruise Speed: 15-43 mph
Maximum Speed: 43 mph
Year: 1980
Serial No.: UPM166064
Location: Civilian Hangar

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