Fisher FP 303

Well established Fisher Flying Products has reproduced the flying qualities of many classic airplanes in structurally sound and extremely affordable aircraft. These ultra light and experimental aircraft have proven aerodynamic stability and desirable flight characteristics.

From the company’s modern plant in Edgeley, North Dakota, the components for 15 classic replicas are manufactured by trained and experienced craftsmen. Research and development for new aircraft is on-going. Fisher Flying Products’ entire line of aircraft is sold throughout the United States and in 30 foreign countries.

All models are available in two build-it-yourself forms:

A standard construction kit, which offers the builder the experience of assembling the entire aircraft from pre-cut, shaped and slotted wooden pieces, machined hardware, a formed fibreglass cowling and aluminium fuel tank.
A quick-build kit which contains a number of pre-fabricated components in addition to the standard pre-cut and formed parts found in the standard kit.

Both kits come complete with easy-to-follow instructions and the industry’s finest full scale-full size blueprints. These blueprints allow the builder to essentially build the aircraft right on top of the blueprints with standard household tools.

Standard construction kits can be completed by the average builder in 400–500 hours and quick-build kits reduce the construction time to 200–300 hours.

Flying the FP-303

Designed to be as portable as possible, the 303’s wings are easily folded back to rest on the cantilevered horizontal stabilizer. Field assembly time is less than 10 minutes. Once ready to fly, positive steering on the ground is matched by positively magnificent performance in the air. Take-off roll is a scant 100 feet, with climb rate an impressive 800 feet per minute.

In the 303, visibility is always good. The cockpit is situated slightly forward of the wing’s leading edge, giving you a clear view of what’s above, around and below.

Building the 303
The FP-303 kit makes it easy for even the first-time builder to assemble his flying machine. Virtually all materials are included, except a few inexpensive parts, paint and varnish which can be purchased at any hardware store. The builder simply glues the pre-cut and slotted pieces together with epoxy over the full-scale plans. Using common household tools, the average builder can be airborne in 250 hours or less.

wing span
wing area
empty weight
useful load
gross weight
fuel capacity
16' 6"
5' 2"
27' 8"
111 sq. ft.
235 lbs.

450 lbs


takeoff distance, ground roll
rate of climb
max speed
cruise speed
landing distance, ground roll
service ceiling
700-800 fpm
60 mph
45-60 mph @ 65% power

limiting and recommended speeds

design manoeuvring speed (Va)
never exceed speed (Vne)
stall, power off (Vsl)
landing approach speed
70 mph
25 mph

All specifications are based on manufacturer's calculations