ANY UPDATE ON WHEN THE DRAWING WILL OCCUR?The PRA is raffling off a beautiful Dominator Gyro, with enclosed trailer!
Ticket sales start at Convention which is less than 2 weeks away!
Continuing ticket sales after the convention to be announced.
Now is your chance to help support the PRA and a chance to win a beautiful aircraft!
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The raffle info did say in the fall. We still have another 2+ months of fall.
My guess is more tickets need to change hands to make it a profitable venture for the PRA to set a definite date.
I've bought 3 different times so far. I believe the number hand-written on each typed receipt emailed to me shows how many different times tickets have been sold. The last one was around 89...
Patience...we have very level-headed folks on the PRA board.
From my experience, it usually takes our Indiana-based friend for the PRA raffles (Brent Drake) 1-2 weeks to get your ticket(s) photo out to you by email after your purchase.Typed receipt emailed? I bought online and only have the PayPal receipt to show for it. Am I missing something?
From my experience, it usually takes our Indiana-based friend for the PRA raffles (Brent Drake) 1-2 weeks to get your ticket(s) photo out to you by email after your purchase.
Yes and it’s well over the weight and speed for the ultralight class. There was only one Dominator Ultralight built. It was a prototype was determined to not be viable in the market place at the time. I flew it and it flew good for what it was. It had shortcomings that were determined to be unacceptable and not correctable. I’m my opinion based on my flight in the one we had was it felt flimsy. I weighed more than it. The aircraft was 252lbs I weighed 260 at the time. While flying if I shifted my weight it would begin to turn in that direction. The other thing that bother me as well as my father was the lack of penetration when you pulled the power back. Unlike a standard Dominator with the same 503 that would assume a nose down attitude once the power was cut, and would almost establish is own glide. The ultralight weighed a little over 50 pounds less and when you pulled the power it would go nose down, but almost felt like it was stuck. It took what seemed like a while to begin falling into a glide. I found even a my weight I had to push the nose more than normal down to get enough airspeed and rotor RPM to flare. The angle down was such that I felt like I was going to fall off the seat I was thankful for the seatbelt.Tempting... very tempting... but calculating the odds...
Seven gallon tank, so it's an LSA, so a pilot certificate is needed to fly it legally... (14 CFR Part 103, §103.1 (e) (2)).