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How to Choose the Best Trike For You

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If you've been wondering which weight-shift trike is right for you, this program will help you make a truly informed decision. Helps evaluate your lifestyle and the type of flying you want to do. Explore the basic questions on engine, fairings, wings, gear boxes, reserves, instrumentation, and more. Many of the major brands are shown, with manufacturer and dealer interviews. The current FAA exemptions and the new Sport Pilot regulations are covered. This is a must have if you plan on renting or buying a trike.

Program Outline

  • Introduction
  • Section 1 - What are Ultralights and Light Sport Aircraft?
  • Section 2 - Evaluating Your Situation - Factors to Consider Planning flights | Landing areas | Location | Airports | Storage and transportation | Expenses | Local weather
  • Section 3 - Trike Options The Wing | Undercarriage | Propulsion system | Accessories
  • Section 4 - Finding Your Trike

How to Choose the Best Trike for You

Paul's Recommendation

Paul Hamilton, CFI, DPE




Paul Hamilton
Filmmaker, Flight Instructor, Author


Ready to buy a trike but not sure how to judge what trike is best to buy or what options you may want? This DVD is for you.


This DVD educates you on the options available and why you might want to select particular options. You'll be able to choose the trike that best meets your flying needs. You'll learn how to size the wing; how to decide on single vs. double surface; whether to have a cowl on the undercarriage or no cowl; which size engine will give you the best performance for the type of flying you want and where you live. Overall, you're going to get the trike you want.

This is not manufacturer specific information, since many manufacturers provide similar options and options change from year to year. This is strictly about the features and why or why not to include them in your next trike.


Best to watch this video BEFORE you buy a trike or even before you decide which manufacturer you want to purchase from. This information will help you quickly know which manufacturer to buy from strictly based on the options you want.


You can play this DVD on any DVD player or on most computers.


You will be a more educated buyer and will be able to purchase the trike you want with confidence. You'll get the trike of your dreams while possibly saving thousands of dollars.

Other Details

  • Main feature TRT 00:60:00
  • Scene selection
  • Movie trailers
  • Digitally mastered
  • Interactive menus
  • English digital audio

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