Originally Posted by n38139
If you have to build it as an LSA as someone said then how do Ercoupes, Champs, and Cubs, all certified airplanes meet the requirements? I get the speed, weight issues.
By being originally certified with performance & weight specs that fall within the requirements, and never having their type cert modified to exceed them. Some Ercoupes never qualified, and others have STC mods that take them out of limits. Once out, they can't go back.