Time To Fly (Lithuanian company)

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Time To Fly
Type Privately held company
Industry Aerospace
Products Paramotors

Time To Fly was a Lithuanian aircraft manufacturer based in Kaunas. The company specialized in the design and manufacture of paramotors in the form of ready-to-fly aircraft for the US FAR 103 Ultralight Vehicles rules and the European microlight category. [1]


The company was founded in 1997 and seems to have gone out of business in 2004. The company's early designs used mostly the 15 hp (11 kW) Solo 210 powerplant, while later models, like the Backplane SL, have more powerful engines, like the 26 hp (19 kW) Simonini Mini 2 Plus. [2] [3]

The company also produced the Radne Raket 120-powered Time To Fly Racket and the compact Time To Fly Scooter. [1]


Summary of aircraft built by Time To Fly
Model nameFirst flightNumber builtType
Time To Fly Backplane SL mid-2000s paramotor
Time To Fly Backplane mid-2000sparamotor
Time To Fly Racket mid-2000sparamotor
Time To Fly Scooter mid-2000sparamotor

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  1. 1 2 Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04, page 76. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster UK, 2003. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. "Time To Fly". Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  3. "timetofly.info \ contacts". timetofly.info. Archived from the original on 7 July 2004. Retrieved 19 January 2016.