The Comco-Ikarus C42A Cyclone is a two-seat high-wing ultralight aeroplane with a fixed tricycle undercarriage.
Developed as the successor of the Fox C22, the Comco-Ikarus C42 is an innovative two-seat
micro-light aircraft. Production of the C-42 started in 1997 and over 1.450 C42 are built
and exported world-wide. The powerplant of the C42 is a 4-cylinder-4-stroke Rotax
912UL engine. The empty weight of the aeroplane is 275 kg. With an
airspeed of 175 km/hr and a fuel tank volume of 50 litre the range of
the C42B is approx. 650 km.
The 2001-built Comco-Ikarus C42A Cyclone c/n 0106-6361 was registered D-MYII in Germany with a privat owner. The airframe is powered
by a Rotax 912 UL DCDI engine. Nowadays, Comco-Ikarus C42A Cyclone D-MYII is operated by JoyAir out of Flugplatz Uetersen/Heist near Hamburg.
On 7 May 2017, Comco-Ikarus C42A Cyclone D-MYII was seen at Ultraleicht Flugplatz Haren-Dankern in Germany.