The price of a LSA is relatively cheaper than traditional aircraft making them easier to purchase and operate. Owning them is also easy as they are very affordable. Access to light sports aircraft is also easy as the regulatory framework is very weak.
With simple instrumentation and flying experience, the airplane caters to a broader range of pilots. The reduced complexity of the aircraft operation makes flying a more joyful experience. The search for a lightweight, affordable with the thrill of flying experience makes the air performance a worthwhile experience. The speed and the fuel capacity are maintained at the max which offers easy maneuverability and control over the aircraft flown.
Light sports aircraft are equipped for recreation purposes. Being lightweight and with reduced fuel consumption, LSAs are best for a weekend getaway or for individuals to experience the thrill of flying. The search to conquer life and the sky leads many individuals to take up flying.
Under the rules laid down by the FAA, LSA has a limited range and fuel capacity. This makes flying long distances impossible. The air time of the flight is also greatly reduced and safety measures have to be taken so that it does not affect the life of the airplane.
Since the LSA has a lesser weight ratio and light airframe, adverse weather condition affects it a lot. Pilots must be aware of the weather conditions of the location to make informed decisions to fly the airplane. Many models have safety measures like retractable gear and canopy to protect them in air or land. The manufacturers incorporate many safety measures at the location of the aircraft. Light sport aircraft presents a dynamic and increasing community all over the world. With many air sports clubs mushrooming, the sale of LSA is bound to increase. Technological advancements by the manufacturers are also looking to increase sales and owning the aircraft an easy option. The growth of pilots looking for recreational experience also caters to the growth of this segment. The possibilities of owning the aircraft and the relaxed rules by the FAA have given rise to many recreational pilots. This segment is bound by leaps and bounds by the combined measures of the FAA and enthusiasts. The simple detail and manufacturer impetus make this a growing segment.