IAN McDONELL COLLECTION
No. 9215. Hughes LightWing Lw1 (25-0080)
Photographed at Cabolture, Queensland, Australia, November 19, 2008, by Ian McDonell

Hughes LightWing Lw1

09/30/2009. Howard Hughes Engineering Pty. Ltd. of Ballina, New South Wales, Australia, has produced this aircraft since the mid-eighties. Designed by C.W. Whitney, it was claimed as the first conventional aeroplane-configured two-seat ultra-light designed and flown in Australia. Presently it is marketed and produced by the Australian LightWing branch of the Hughes Group, as the GR-912, while a nose wheel version is designated Sport 2000.

Created September 30, 2009