The two-seat Sky-Walker Sky-Walker 1+1 was popular as an ultralight training
aircraft. The airframe exists out of an aluminium-tube construction. The
plane is constructed out of alu-tube covered with sailcloth. As
powersource the Sky-Walker 1+1 had a four cylinder, horizontal opposed
air-cooled Limbach L 1700 EA engine. Motorgliders en ultralight
aeroplanes frequently used the Limbach engines. The L 1700 EA was a
perfect engine for the ultralight Skywalker with a continuo 56 HP
(maximum 60 HP) and a weight of only 73 kg. The dated Limbach engine of
the PH-1U9 is replaced by a Rotax 462 UL CB.
The 1988-built Sky-Walker Sky-Walker 1+1 c/n 188 was registered PH-1U9 on 18 May 1988.
On 15 January 1998, the registered aircraft type was changed into Sky-Walker Sky-Walker II.
The registered aircraft type was changed into Sky-Walker 1+1 on 4 May 2005.
Sky-Walker Sky-Walker II PH-1U9 was photographed at the MLA-aerodrome Stadskanaal in Vledderveen, the Netherlands, on 17 February 2002.