On December 23 2008 RANS certified the Coyote II as an SLSA. Designated S-6LS (for light sport) the Coyote II S-6LS, the design has been in production as an experimental aircraft since 1989. With almost 2000 flying examples in operation world wide the airframe has become one of the planets most popular sport planes.
The highly proven airframe has been used in a variety of roles from float and ski planes, to camera ships photo-mapping the entire Amazon Jungle. The Coyote II has won five world championships in Europe, crossed oceans, and circumnavigated Africa, and South America. The Coyote has reached such heights in popularity because of the flying qualities, performance, easy entry roomy cabin, baggage space, safety and durability.
Uniquely constructed using welded steel cage and light tubular aluminum alloy tail cone and flying surfaces the plane is light and strong. Within our fleet of customer planes Coyote IIsí have accumulated hundreds of thousands of flight hours, with many specific aircraft well past the 3000 hour mark. The design is classic high wing side by side seating, offered in tailwheel and trike landing gear configurations.