Carbon Fiber AMPHIBIOUS FLOATS for the Legend Cub. Designed and manufactured by American Legend Aircraft Company, the all-new LF1500A floats allow for takeoffs and landings on both water and terra firma. The LF1500A amphibious floats offer superb strength and are optimized for performance with the company’s FAA approved LSA and kit-built aircraft.
Our CARBON FIBER floats feature mechanically operated retractable wheels. Ground handling with the new carbon fiber floats is exceptional. The rear wheels sport a trailing link design while the front wheels cantilever forward. On landing, straight-line tracking keeps the "taildragger" in its aft alignment. Differential braking and castoring front wheels provide optimum steering control. The solution is both practical and PROVEN to ensure reliability and safety.
The LF1500A floats are constructed of Kevlar reinforced carbon fiber composite. Generous buoyancy of the floats ensures minimal time going from plow onto the step, reducing the possibility of porpoising. STEP TAXI IS BRIEF, allowing for fast water takeoffs. The LF1500A floats also offer watertight storage compartments.
A Legend Cub equipped with carbon fiber amphib floats will feel just like the wheel-equipped Legend Cub in flight. The aerodynamic shape of the float provides lift, negating any additional drag. Net weight gain on the aircraft is minimal, offset by the exchange for wheels and undercarriage.
LF1500A floats are available for all Legend Cub models, including the open-cowled AL3 and the Lycoming-equipped Super Legend. Factory installation is available. Conventional gear and floats are INTERCHANGEABLE to suit the operators needs.