National Ultralight Inc.
World's Leading Challenger Distributor

Challenger Light Sports - The Ultimate Challengers



Amphibious Floats, Retractable Wheel/Skis, Tundra Tires
All configurations included! All with STOL Performance!

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Go anywhere, in any season, in one of the best Challengers
I have seen in 25 years as the Canadian distributor!

Medical issues force sale. $60,000 CDN

Contact us for detailed spec sheets!

National Ultralight Inc.
Bryan Quickmire
Phone (705) 721-9811
(Eastern Time Zone)

Aircraft Located at Edenvale Aerodrome
An Hour North of Toronto



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One of the Best Built, Best Equipped, Best Maintained, Best Cared For Challengers Ever...

Outstanding Fit & Finish. 10/10 In&Out. Meticulously Kept. Pristine. Virtually New.
Every Option, Every Accessory. No Expense Spared.

Stits Poly-Fiber Aerothane Two-Part Polyurethane Paint
High Gloss, Hard Non-Porous Surface, Tough yet Flexible, Impervious to Weather
Highest Resistance to Abrasion, Fuel, Solvents, Chemicals, Bird Droppings

Custom Seats & Interior. Cabin Heater. Removeable Doors. Tinted Lexan.
Full Dual Controls - Front & Rear - Sticks, Rudders, Throttles

Full Day VFR Panel + Digital Engine Information System + VHF, Intercom, GPS.

Always Hangared. 92 hours Total Time Airframe & Engine. No Damage History.

Registered as Advanced Ultralight for all the privileges of certified,
but none of the red tape, and no expensive annuals or AME's.

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Rotax 582 Blue Head with dual electronic ignition, dual carbs, and automated oil injection.
Outstanding reliability. Proven in years of real world, four season use. ASTM certified.
Oversize radiator for float operations. All Season Kit with top & bottom louvres.

Three-blade adjustable Warp Drive prop. Carbon Fiber blades & solid Nickel leading edges.
Upgraded HP-L hub. Polished aluminum spinner. Purpose-Built 2.6-to-1 Reduction Drive.

Rotax 582 Compared to earlier 503: 30% more horsepower, 34% more torque, 23% less fuel!
Half the takeoff distance! Off the water in 7 seconds! Twice the climb rate!

Burns 3-4 US gph MoGas or Avgas. Up to 10% Ethanol is approved.
Operating costs $10-20 per hour. Maintenance costs $10-20 per hour.

XL-65 is the ultimate Challenger, thirty years in the making.
Major advancements over earlier Challenger II models!

New larger tapered vertical tail & differential ailerons. Less adverse yaw.
Increased directional stability & control. Balanced stability & maneuverability.

New optimized wing design. New leading edge channel wrap. New bottom ribs.
Hoerner fiberglass wingtips. Full span flaperons. Crisper roll rate.

New long range 20 gallon Wing Tanks for 5 hours endurance.
New larger, easy entry cockpit. New baggage compartment.

New heavy duty landing gear. New hydraulic disc brakes.
New heavy load saddles. New higher gross weight 1060 lbs.

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The Challenger XL-65 has replaced the venerable Challenger II as the sales leader world wide.
Challenger Light Sport XL-65's are now flying on every continent but Antarctica!

The 582 powered Challenger Light Sport model XL-65 was designed expressly
for diverse Canadian missions in a wide range of terrains and temperatures.

Development was driven by thirty years of real world experience on wheels, skis and floats. Numerous features and design enhancements based on customer inputs are incorporated.

The Light Sport XL-65 expands the top end of the Challenger's envelope while retaining
Challenger's trademark docile nature, low stall speed and great glide characteristics.

XL-65 is easier to fly, carries heavier payloads, climbs & cruises faster, goes longer distances.
XL-65 is more rugged, more ergonomic, more economical, more reliable.




The new Challenger Light Sport
X Series Model XL-65
is a high power, high lift aircraft for amphibious floats, heavy loads and high density altitudes.


The facts and figures for the
new Challenger Light Sport
XL-65 are given here.

There are specs such as
gross weight and payload
plus performance numbers
such as cruise speed and range.


Challenger Light Sport XL-65


Design Objectives, Target Missions, Configurations, Specs, Performance


Challenger Light Sport XL-65

Features & Contents

In Depth
Standard & Optional
Special Order Upgrades


Challenger Light Sport XL-65

Rules & Regs

Aircraft Registration
Pilot Licensing
Inspections & Maintenance
Challenger Light Sports come with proven, highly reliable Power Packs consisting of ASTM certified Bombardier-Rotax 582 engine with matched reduction drive and prop.
Amphib Floats Puddlejumper amphibious floats have been the preferred choice of Challenger owners for two decades.
The composite amphibs are the most aerodynamic, most hydrodynamic, least weight, and the least cost too!
Light Sport Report This article details the new features and enhancements included in the
Light Sport X Series XL-65
designed for diverse missions in extremes of terrain and temperature.
Higher Gross Weight This article discusses the topic of gross weight and includes an
historical perspective as well as the engineering behind the higher limits of the Light Sport X Series XL-65.

Click here for more XL-65 info and pics in the special Light Sport section!

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