High flyers who wish to indulge in their very own light sport aircraft, MySky Aircraft, Inc., has announced that orders are now being accepted for their new airplane. The all-composite plane features a fighter-style bubble canopy and side-stick control. The aircraft boasts of a cruise speed of 120 knots with a range of 636 nautical miles. The MS-1 Mentor model comes fitted with front panel flight and engine instruments, ELT, nav lights, and wingtip strobes. Simultaneously, the MS-1 Elite is equipped with the MySky Flight Information Center in both front and back panel, back up analog airspeed, altimeter indicators, magnetic compass, Garmin VHF com with intercom, and GTX-327 encoding transponder. The MS-1 Mentor model’s base price is $124,500, while that of the Elite model is $132,500. The aircraft comes with various upgrade options, including Porsche-style leather-and-rosewood interior, AmSafe seat belts with airbags, night flight package, and flight automation options.
MS-1 customers can secure their positions on a first come, first served basis with a refundable deposit of $3000. The first deliveries of the production model are slated for November 2010.