Basic UltraLight Motorized welcome to the world of low-budget flying
The designer of the airplane, W S "Bud" Evans calls it a
"protest airplane". The protest is against complexity and high
costs (source: "Sporting and homebuilt aircraft" by Michael F
There were done several sacrifices towards performance to keep
it as simple as possible. But you can make it better performing. I
saw on their site that a lot of variants were made (closed cockpits
and so). But that is up to you to decide what you prefer.
Simplicity or comfort?
You can find more info at www.volksplane.com or
You can see construction pictures Of Frtiz Wagoners project at