Presentation

Based on Cuers-Pierrefeu airfield in western Var, Golden Age Aviation is ideally located  for you to discover both the French Riviera as a whole as well as the Var hinterland with its picturesque villages, beautiful lakes, vineyards and lavender fields extending as far as the eye can see.

The Var department is suitable for bucolic flight in a biplane aircraft from its annual rate of sunshine, but also because of its beauty and landscapes diversity. Toulon is statistically the sunniest french metropolitan city. The Var is, after Paris, the most touristic place in France.

We are open all year round for you to enjoy a relaxing day and an unforgettable experience aboard our Kiebitz biplane "Royal Enfield.India 1939" or in one of our aircraft that we have at your disposal.

So, do not hesitate, come to discover the Provence as you've never seen it...

The aircraft:

The Kiebitz (Lapwing or Peewit in German) is an aircraft in the ultra-light aircraft category (UL in EU and LSA in US) due to its light weight and power. Its design is modern, from 1988, and is native from Germany. The Golden Age Aviation's Kiebitz model is a totally modern construction technic as being built in 2002 and with the most modern and advanced materials despite its vintage look. In addition, it is equipped with a ballistic recovery parachute, making it one of the safest aircraft flying today in its category.

  • Type: Kiebitz
  • Model: B11
  • Airplane name : Royal Enfield.India 1939
  • Construction date : 2002
  • Serial number: 219
  • Registration: 83GAA
  • Radio callsign: F-JGAA
  • Engine: Walter Mikron IIIB - 4 inline cylinders - 2440 cc
  • Power: 75 HP
  • Propeller: Hercules Propeller - 1.8m diameter (5.90 ft - 70.86 in)
  • Empty weight: 254.5 kgs (561.07 lbs)
  • Max takeoff gross weight: 472.5 kgs (1041.7 lbs)
  • Fuel capacity: 55 Ltrs (14.53 US gals), unleaded fuel, 98 octane
  • Consumption: 12 Ltrs/hour (3.17 US gals/hour)
  • Autonomy: 04h00 + 30 min. reserve
  • Range: 480 km (260 Nm - 298 mi) + reserve
  • Length: 6.90 m (22.63 ft - 271.65 in)
  • Wing span: 7.60 m (24.93 ft - 299.21 in)
  • Wing area: 18.33 m2 (197.30 Sq/ft)
  • Maximum speed: 150 km/h (81 kts - 93 mph)
  • Cruise speed: 120 km/h (65 kts - 75 mph)
  • Stall speed: 55 km/h (29 kts - 34 mph)
  • Climb rate: 580ft/min (2.95 m/s) & 472.5 kg (1041.7 lbs)
  • Capacity: 1 pilot + 1 passenger