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AeroLites Inc.
Privately held company
Industry Aerospace
Founded before 1984
Headquarters Welsh, Louisiana, United States
Key people
President: Daniel J Rochè
Products Kit aircraft

AeroLites Inc. is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Welsh, Louisiana. In business since at least 1984, the company president is Daniel J Rochè. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of light aircraft in the form of plans and kits for amateur construction.[1][2][3]

The company motto is "Innovators Of Aviation Efficiency".[4]

The company offers three aircraft designs, the single-seat AeroLites AeroMaster AG ultralight agricultural aircraft, the two-seat amphibious AeroLites AeroSkiff and the single-seat AeroLites Bearcat parasol wing design. All three designs emphasize simplicity and ease of construction. The AeroSkiff is also available fully assembled.[1][2][3]

The Bearcat was introduced in 1984 and by 1998 the company reported that it had sold a total 17 aircraft of all three models, including 11 Bearcats.[2][3]


Summary of aircraft built by AeroLites
Model name First flight Number built Type
AeroLites AeroMaster AG 4 (1998) single-seat ultralight agricultural aircraft
AeroLites AeroSkiff 2 (1998) two-seat amphibious flying boat
AeroLites Bearcat 1984 11 (1998) single-seat parasol wing ultralight and agricultural aircraft


  1. ^ a b Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, pages 17 and 91. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. ^ a b c Aerofiles (n.d.). "American airplanes: Ab - Ak". Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Purdy, Don: AeroCrafter - Homebuilt Aircraft Sourcebook, Fifth Edition, pages 100-101. BAI Communications, 15 July 1998. ISBN 0-9636409-4-1
  4. ^ AeroLites Inc. (n.d.). "AeroLites Inc". Retrieved 31 December 2014. 

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