Aircraft Photo of 10-0655 | Pterodactyl Ascender II+ | AirHistory.net #43189
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:10-0655
Aircraft Original Type:Pterodactyl Ascender
Aircraft Generic Type:Pterodactyl Ascender
Aircraft Version:Pterodactyl Ascender II+
C/n (msn):
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
 
Photo Date:27 October 1989
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 43189
Photo Comment

This was the second aircraft I owned, being flown here by my mate Johnno. I'm flying the pink Drifter 'Floyd' with one hand and photographing with the other: the dumb things you do when you're young! This Pterodactyl was built from a kit in 1984 by Nicholas Lord in NSW and operated unregistered before ultralights were required to be registered. It was powered by a Cuyuna 430R with belt-drive reduction gear. I bought it in 1989 and registered it. The aircraft was later acquired by the Museum of Victoria and was on display for many years at Scienceworks museum.

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