Texas Aircraft. Promises Made. Promises Kept.
Too long ago you promised yourself that one day you would own a brand-new airplane. Now is the time to fulfill that most important promise you made to yourself. The Colt also delivers on the promises first made when the LSA category was introduced. Namely: it’s easy to fly, easy to maintain and realistic to own. No matter how you measure it, the new Colt is a true thoroughbred among light sport aircraft!
Here’s just a sampling of what sets the Texas Aircraft Colt apart from other LSAs:
- Semi-cantilever, high-wing design
- All aviation-grade aluminum airframe with all solid metal rivets
passenger safety cell with optional GRS ballistic parachute chromoly
- Dual, padded, leather-wrapped yokes and handcrafted leather upholstery
- Dynon SkyView HDX touchscreen avionics suite with synthetic vision and optional two-axis autopilot
- Lightweight, composite carbon fiber cowling, fairings, wing tips, and wheel pants
- Assembled with pride in Texas by our team of U.S. veterans and dedicated professionals.
The new Colt is PROVEN.
Created by the legendary Brazilian aircraft designer, Caio Jordão, founder of
The new Colt is PIONEERING.
The Colt is the first U.S. made high-wing LSA built with an all aviation-grade aluminum airframe, solid metal rivets and a welded
The new Colt is PROUD.
Each new-generation Colt is proudly made in Texas using advanced equipment and fabrication techniques to create the individual components, which are then hand assembled by our team of dedicated, quality- minded professionals. In addition, significant numbers of our shop employees, fabricators and assembly technicians are U.S. veterans. They bring military precision to each Colt, and they know how to do the job right the first time.
In keeping our commitment to deliver the best experience in the LSA market, the Texas Aircraft Colt features the Dynon SkyView HDX avionics suite. This vibrant, high-resolution 10”
During its design and development, Texas Aircraft designed and built special load-testing jigs to statically stress the Colt’s welded
The Colt’s cabin features upholstery in the customer’s choice of rugged fabrics or first-class leathers and included dual, leather-wrapped yokes. The welded
Colt Performace Specifications
Saddle Up. This Colt Has Some Kick!
100 horsepower Rotax 912 ULS
Sterna composite, three-blade
Maximum Cruise Speed:
Cruise Speed (Vc) at 75% power:
Never Exceed speed (Vne):
38 knots – Flaps (VSE)
44 knots – Clean (VS)
Takeoff Distance (50 foot obstacle):
1,085 ft (331 meters)
Landing Distance (50 foot obstacle):
1,044 ft (318 meters)
Climb Rate (Vy):
800 ft /min at Vy
Gross weight: 1,320 lbs (598 kg)
835 lbs (379 kg)
485 lbs (220 kg) empty
Fuel and Oil Capacities:
31.7 US gallons (120 l)
Fuel Economy (at 75% power):
4.9 US gal/h (18.5 l/h)
Approved Fuel Type:
3.5 quarts (3 l)
23’ 3” (7.1m)
7’ 7” (2.3 m)
32’ 3” (9.8 m)
3’8” (1.2 m)
3’6” (1.09 m)
16” (0.4 m)
Maximum Baggage Weight:
44 lbs (20 kg)
Baggage Area Volume:
38” x 22” (0.96 x 0.55 m)
Texas Aircraft’s engineering team worked with Sterna Propeller’s specialty composites team to design a custom three-blade composite propeller specifically for Texas Aircraft’s Colt.
Take The Reins of 100 Horses.
The Colt features the highly-reliable Rotax 912 ULS engine featuring:
- 100 horsepower at 5,800 RPM
- 2,000 hour Time Between Overhaul (TBO)
- Four-cylinder/Four-stroke with liquid/air-cooling
- Dual carburetors
- Mechanical fuel pump
- Dry sump forced lubrication with separate oil tank with automatic adjustment by hydraulic valve tappet
It Takes Just Seconds To Save A Life.
Keeping your safety as our number one priority, our engineers have complemented the Colt’s built-in structural integrity with a state-of-the-art ballistic parachute (optional on Colt-S), welded
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