C42 C

Agile and maneuverable

MTOW: 560 kg

Approval as: LTF-UL 2019 / BCAR S

Features of the C42 C

The IKARUS C42C is an innovative development based on the proven IKARUS C42 series

– high-performance EH airfoil with GRP sandwich-reinforced leading edge

– standard wind tunnel and CFD flow simulation optimized winglets

– better control comfort with Spades and Flettner rudder

– better engine cooling due to lightweight tubular frame engine support made of high-strength performance steel

– improved cockpit seals through redesign of the windscreens and door integration

– aerodynamic optimisation of the fuselage – landing flap transition through gap claddings

Areas of application

Used for flight schools, as a touring aircraft, as a tow plane. Can be equipped with a Rotax 912iS engine and a Rotax 914 Turbo. Optional with floats or skis.

Standard equipment for C42 C

80 HP Rotax engine | rescue system | stainless steel exhaust system | hydraulic disc brakes with parking brake | comfortable and effective cabin heating | carburettor preheating | airbox with Naca inlet | covering with extra protective film against UV rays | inspection-friendly wing and cowling locks | large luggage compartment opening | cabin locks with new high-security designer door handles | adjustable air inlets in both doors | incl. basic flight instruments, engine instruments, decorative strips | digital, precisely readable tachometer with engine time recording | can also be equipped with the special version for pilots in a wheelchair


– Tubular engine mount

– Spades

– Flettner-rudder

– Gap cladding between landing flaps and fuselage for reduction of turbulences

– Light winglets made of honeycomb sandwich

– Electric elevator trim with stick actuation

– Strut connection cladding

C42 C Technical data

Data status: October 2021 – subject to change.

Technical data are partly approximate values.