Ultralight Products Mosquito 166

Ultralight Products Mosquito 166 at the New England Air Museum

Specifications

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

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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