SkyRanger Nynja

Building on the proven SkyRanger pedigree of:
• Simple tough structure
• Self jigging straight tube structure
• No welded tubes
• Ease of build
• Ease of inspection
• Ease of repair
• 5 FAI World Championship wins!
• 1200 aircraft milestone passed
• Dedicated and experienced technical support
• Well stocked parts backup
• Unbeatable value for money!
The Nynja carries all these qualities and attacks the next level of performance and aesthetics - a market area normally populated with aircraft far more expensive and less practical. Subject to wind tunnel optimisation by the renowned Toulouse aeronautical university ENSICA the new Nynja adds: Sleeker lines and underlying fuselage swathed in a smooth, modular composite skin.

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SkyRanger Swift II

The SkyRanger Swift II is a development from the best selling SkyRanger. Featuring a smaller wing, the Swift II benefits from higher cruise speeds and a more comfortable ride in turbulence thanks to the increased wing loading. With a combination of shorter wingspan, and greater torsional strength, the smaller ailerons result in reduced roll loads and increased roll rate, especially noticeable at high cruise speeds over 100mph.

Takeoff performance is still in the STOL category, and with the 100 hp 912ULS a max weight takeoff roll on grass is less than 65metres, and a spirited 1200fpm climb, rate rising to over 1500fpm solo. Stalling speed remains a comfortably low 33.5Knots at 450Kg loading, meaning short field landings are still a breeze. Powerful control response right down to stall speed, makes for easy control, and superb crosswind capability. Click on the link below to read more about this fantastic aircraft!

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Parts

Through our extensive contacts in the industry, SkyBound Air Sports brings you a wide range of products including service kits, engine accessories, avionics and other supplies for your aircraft. Whether you’re building a new aircraft or upgrading your existing one, contact us to supply you with quality products.

Having trouble with your aircraft? Contact us to see if we can help out. Steve Newlands, our Independent Rotax Heavy Maintenance Technician (iRMT) and National Microlight Association of Ireland (NMAI) Inspector is on hand to help you get back in the air again. We don’t just special in microlight parts, we offer parts for all light aircraft regardless of manufacturer.

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Fairings and Cowling

With the wings covered and engine in place, it was time to fit the fairings and engine cowlings. While the Nynja looks very similar to the SkyRanger Classic and Swift II, it comes with lots of extra aerodynamic refinements which increased the cruise speed by about 20 mph over the Classic! In preparation for adding […]

Engine Installation and Wing Covering

In our last blog entry we had just completed the wings and attached them temporarily to the airframe prior to covering. The next step was to install the engine. The Nynja can use a variety of powerplants including the Rotax 912, Rotax 912S, Rotax 582, Jabiru 2200, BMW R100 and even the Simonini Victor inverted […]

Things are starting to take shape!

At the end of November we had the opportunity to move the Nynja to a new location which gave us much more space to continue the build and attached the wings. The SkyRanger series can of course be built in quite a small space but it does require that the wings are disassembled again for […]

Rear Fuselage Complete

To date, we’ve spent 57 hours building and have the airframe rear fuselage completely finished and the composite skins fitted. It’s amazing – all this with a few sockets, spanners and rivet gun! Take a look at the photos and captions below which gives more details about the steps involved. The next stage is to […]