MTO sport or Calidus

Nasser

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I'm planing to get auto-gyro MTOsport or maybe Calidus .
I didn't like the Calidus passenger seat , I feel the view is not like open cockpit as the MTO .
what about the engine , shall I get the Rotax turbo or none turbo ?
Thanks
 

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Man you would COOK in the Calidus in your country unless you got the open sided canopy. I think you will be best with MTO sport for your part of the world.
 

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My reaction was the opposite. I prefer the Calidus back seat over the MTO. I''d buy the Calidus (with a 914) between the two if I had the choice.


I'm planing to get auto-gyro MTOsport or maybe Calidus .
I didn't like the Calidus passenger seat , I feel the view is not like open cockpit as the MTO .
what about the engine , shall I get the Rotax turbo or none turbo ?
Thanks
 

cburg

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Oops...I just saw where you are from...agree with Fly Army.


Man you would COOK in the Calidus in your country unless you got the open sided canopy. I think you will be best with MTO sport for your part of the world.
 

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Get the MTOSport, it's just more fun to fly open cockpit when it's hot. Whether you're better off with a 912 or a 914 depends on a couple of things:

1) Do you rarely fly from unimproved rough strips shorter than 300 m?

2) Do you rarely fly with passengers?

3) Does the price premium of the 914 hurt you?

If you answer "Yes" to the majority of these questions then get a 912.

-- Chris.
 

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Good to see you here!!!!

Good to see you here!!!!

Easy decision, one of each. Maybe a Cavalon as well !!!!!
WELCOME to RWF Rick. :welcome:

OK tell us where to find that $-tree???? :lol: :lol:

hope to get a ride with you inna cuppla weeks!

PM'ing ya! :typing:
 

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Get the MTOSport, it's just more fun to fly open cockpit when it's hot. Whether you're better off with a 912 or a 914 depends on a couple of things:

1) Do you rarely fly from unimproved rough strips shorter than 300 m?

2) Do you rarely fly with passengers?

3) Does the price premium of the 914 hurt you?

If you answer "Yes" to the majority of these questions then get a 912.

-- Chris.
Thanks all , yes for all above
I'll go with the MTO sport 914 :peace:
 

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I'm jealous...my neighbor has one and he can't stop flying it!

And his other five aircaft just sit...

Warning...you may be ruined and never want to fly anything else ;-)

Thanks all , yes for all above
I'll go with the MTO sport 914 :peace:
 

cburg

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I'd ask Desmon Butts (forum member) about his instrument panel. He had problems with glare and solved them. He used a diffent type instuments and installed a glare sheild.

Thanks all , yes for all above
I'll go with the MTO sport 914 :peace:
 

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