Shaw thing

Pilot - - NEW REGS -

Ivan Shaw rev­o­lu­tionised Bri­tish home­build­ing with his com­pos­ite monowheel Europa, later de­vel­oped into the con­ven­tion­alun­der­car­riage Europa XS. Shaw re­designed the XS for cer­ti­fied fac­tory pro­duc­tion in Amer­ica, with alu­minium wings, as the Lib­erty XL2. Ivan now re­turns with the rad­i­cally dif­fer­ent ISA 180 Seeker G-SEKR, a 180kt cruise SSDR, de­signed to give se­ri­ous per­for­mance to the lone pi­lot. It is of com­pos­ite con­struc­tion with a pusher pro­pel­ler, low-wing with twin booms, and fold­ing wings for eco­nom­i­cal stor­age. Also space for a fold­ing bi­cy­cle. Range at 140kt is aimed to be more than 750nm at 100mpg.

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