e-Go is a remarkably light single seat aircraft. At the cutting edge of design and material innovation, it defines a new category of leisure aviation. We call it the “fun flying machine”.
Operating to the north of Cambridge, e-Go aeroplanes is creating the striking, new, very lightweight e-Go aircraft. It will cost dramatically less to fly than traditional aircraft and is a design-led product for discerning pilots who relish new experiences. It uses novel technologies for performance yet achieves a low cost of development and operation by exploiting the newly de-regulated environment in the UK.
“The Kanardias NESIS III is a perfect fit for the e-Go Single Seat Deregulated (SSDR) aircraft” says e-Go aeroplanes’, CEO, Adrian Hillcoat. He adds; “The result is a pilot-orientated cockpit presenting information in a bright, clear and concise manner, making the aircraft easy to operate and fly. Working closely with Kanardia, we have been able to add functionality specifically for the e-Go and we look forward to a strong commercial and technical relationship moving forward.”
The e-Go puts the thrill back into flying, offering the pilot exceptional visibility from a comfortable well laid out cockpit. After purchase there are no ongoing fees. Fly with a microlight pilot’s license with readily obtainable third party insurance.
e-Go aeroplanes was presented with a prestigious award by the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) at their annual awards ceremony in London.
When you think of aircraft, the words compact and accessible don’t necessarily spring to mind. The team at e-Go aeroplanes is trying to change that with their new microlight, the first of which recently rolled off the production line into the hands of the first customer. Made of lightweight carbon fiber, the e-Go is powered by a compact Wankel rotary engine and sports a removable canard and wings so it can be parked in your garage.
Born out of a competition run by the Light Aircraft Association in 2007, e-Go is built with low-cost flying in mind. Power comes from a 30-hp (22-kW) Wankel rotary engine, which is an adaptation of a Rotron engine designed for work in UAVs. In total, the power plant, which runs on on garage forecourt fuel, weighs 23 kg (51 lb) and boasts a fuel efficiency of 65 mpg (3.6 L/100 km) at a speed of 90 knots (104 mph/167 km/h).