Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Sadler Vampire Light Sport Aircraft

Vampires seem to be everywhere these days in the media from books to media to television. But here is a Vampire you can fly. Sadler Aircraft Company is planning to announce its next-generation Vampire Light Sport Aircraft at EAA Airventure 2009.The Vampire is built on a scaled back air-to-ground fighter plane airframe. It is designed so that the prop is behind you, as is the engine and twin tail-booms. Also the wings double-fold vertically a la an aircraft carrier-based WWII bomber so it can be easily trailered. The low-slung plane has wide cabin doors and a low entry point so it's more like getting into a sedan than an airplane.