TYPE: Single-seat ultralight kitbuilt; tandem-seat ultralight kitbuilt.

PROGRAMME: First flown in 1996.

CURRENT VERSIONS: Sky Raider: Single-seat model, available as certified aeroplane or under FAR Pt 103 ultralight regulations.
Sky Raider II: Tandem-seat version; introduced in 1999.
Super Sky Raider: Slightly larger version with dual controls, introduced 2003.

CUSTOMERS: Total of 162 Sky Raiders and 26 Sky Raider IIs sold by 4 June 2001.

COSTS: Sky Raider kit US$9,350; Sky Raider II kit US$10,945; Super Sky Raider kit US$13,995 (2003).

DESIGN FEATURES: High wing with two tubular main, and two secondary bracing struts to each wing. Mutually wire-braced fin and tailplane. Wings foldable for storage without disconnection of control runs. Quoted build time 300 hours for Sky Raider and 350 hours for Sky Raider II.

FLYING CONTROLS: Conventional and manual. Frise ailerons, cable actuated. Slotted flaps.

STRUCTURE: Fabric-covered steel tube. Optional wingtip extensions to Sky Raider and Sky Raider II and 55 cm (21½ in) to span; choice of rounded or square fin on Sky Raider. Heavier wing spar (6 cm; 2½ in diameter) and taller fin on Sky Raider II. Horn-balanced rudder on Sky Raider II.

LANDING GEAR: Tailwheel type; fixed. Mainwheels 8.00-6. Optional floats and skis.

POWER PLANT: Sky Raider: One 20.1 kW (27 hp) Rotax 277 two-cylinder two-stroke driving a two-blade propeller for Pt 103; 31.0 kW (41.6 hp) Rotax 447 for normal operations. Optionally, engines up to 37.3 kW (50 hp) can be fitted. Fuel capacity 18.9 litres (5.0 US gallons; 4.2 Imp gallons).
Sky Raider II: One 44.7 kW (60 hp) HKS flat-two, four-stroke engine driving a GSC ground-adjustable three-blade of Powerfin carbon fibre propeller. Optional engines include the 41.8 kW (56.0 hp) Zanzottera MZ 202. Fuel capacity 37.9 litres (10.0 US gallons; 8.3 Imp gallons) due to extra wing fuel tank.
Super Sky Raider: One 59.7 kW (80.0 hp) Jabiru 2200 driving a GSC ground-adjustable two-blade propeller; optional engines include the 68.6 kW (92 hp) Zanzottera MZ 301. Fuel capacity 53 litres (14.0 US gallons; 11.7 Imp gallons).

ACCOMMODATION: Sky Raider: Pilot only, in open-sided cabin.
Sky Raider II: Two seats in tandem with single controls within fully enclosed cabin.
Super Sky Raider: Two seats in tandem with dual controls; taller and longer cabin.