Sat, 18 Feb 2012
Issues: Cost of building a Cricri
I often get asked what it costs to build a Cricri.
If you don't keep an accurate record it is very
difficult to recall over the years that the project
takes. It is very spread out. Best not to be to
limited with funds. Big items are the canopy, fuel
tank, engines and instrument panel. The Dynon 10A
is $2400 US for example. Engines are $3000 US each.
Trailer is another cost. All aeroplanes cost lots -
except perhaps models. If your budget is that short
- stick to models.
Great to see your website.
Been flying for five years and am enjoying
aerobatics but am concerned with only doing
aerobatics in a 'doggy' old C150 where most of
the horses have bolted! It's the only aircraft
here in Nelson that will go upside down :(
I noticed that LBW is for sale. Oooooh.
Interested in how much it costs a year to own in
Looking forward to meeting you one day probably
at an airshow. Haven't been up your way for
Very helpful to me.
I am building a Cri Cri also. At this stage I am
about to finish the Stabilizer/fin/rudder group
and am preparing to machine the wing spars. Note
your comments re lathe, I have a decent sized
unit plus a similar sized mill with precision dig.
readouts. This has made things much less
problematic. Particularly interested in the
wiring photo, and I am also going to add a hatch
in fwd fues. Also adding an 18 liter seat back
fuel tank for extended range. OZ is a bit big.
Thanks for the site details
Dear cricri owner.
i'am homebuilder live in south korea.
i just finished building cricri now.
i have some question about flap and elevater
if i active flap..elevater down angle is decrease
Elevater's Up angle is ok
But if i use full flap, down angle is decreased.
Is it normal situation?
Wait for big senior's reply
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