Air Sylphe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Air Sylphe
Privately held company
Defunctcirca late 2007
ProductsPowered parachutes

Air Sylphe was a French aircraft manufacturer based in Villereau, Nord. The company specialized in the design and manufacture of powered parachutes in the form of ready-to-fly aircraft for the US FAR 103 Ultralight Vehicles and the European Fédération Aéronautique Internationale microlight categories.[1]

The company seems to have gone out of business in the end of 2007.[2]

The company built a line of single and two-seat powered parachutes, all using industrial ducted fans for propellers. Their designs included the single seat Air Sylphe 447 and the two-seat Air Sylphe Bi 582, which was noted as being produced in a special version for wheelchair aviators.[1]


Summary of aircraft built by Air Sylphe
Model name First flight Number built Type
Air Sylphe 447 2000s single-seat powered parachute
Air Sylphe Bi 582 2004 two-seat powered parachute


  1. ^ a b Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04, page 79. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster UK, 2003. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. ^ (2 February 2011). "Archives of". Retrieved 26 May 2015.

External links[edit]