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What Does It Cost To Own an LSA?

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Skystriders Light Sport Aviation Cost To Fly An LSA.



This all depends on what kind of flying you want to do and whether you want a factory built, shiny new aircraft; a quality, pre-owned aircraft; or a build-it-yourself-from-a-kit aircraft.

Light Sport Airplanes can cost anywhere from $20,000 to over $100,000.

Powered Parachutes (PPC's) cost $7,000 to $35,000.

Trailers - $2000 - $10,000


Next, you need to plan on the monthly and yearly expenses:

--Fuel and Oil cost about $18/hour

--Annual Inspections cost about $400-$600

--Federal and State Registration fees are around $50/year

--Hanger fees cost $100-$250/month

(This isn't necessary if you own a PPC

which you can store in a trailer in your garage.)

--Liability and Hull insurance can run $1,200-$1500/year


--Labor charges for maintenance and repairs are $70/hour

--Add to this the cost of any supplies, parts, and accessories that might be needed.