Dova DV1 Skylark

The best value LSA on the market

683 lb

Useful load

124 kts

Max, Level Speed 

37 kts

Stall Speed

486 nm

Max Range

 5 h

Endurance

265 m

Take-off distance

Why choose DV1 Skylark LSA?

Great value

The value for the money is hard to beat. You can get new, modern, IFR capable aircraft with 100 HP engine bellow $200,000. 

Reliability

Featuring a durable all-metal construction and robust fixed gear, this aircraft is engineered to endure rigorous use with remarkable resilience.

Beauty is in details

This aircraft stands out because it's built on the belief that beauty is all about the details. Crafted by hand with meticulous attention, every part of it reflects dedication and precision. It’s more than just a way to fly; it’s a testament to the craft, where every detail counts, making every journey special.

DV1 Skylark LSA Specifications

Header
rotax engine 912 uls

Rotax 912 ULS/S

2 carburetors
for lower acquisition cost

rotax engine 912 is sport

Rotax 912 IS SPORT

Fuel-injected
for the best fuel economy

Rotax 915 IS

Turbocharged
for the speed

Take off Run

870 ft

870 ft

870 ft

Landing Run

501 ft

501 ft

501 ft

Rate of Climb

1161 ft/min

1161 ft/min

1500 ft/min

Max. Level Speed

124 kts

124 kts

145 kts

Stall Speed Without Flaps

44.8 kts

44.8 kts

44.8 kts

Stall Speed With Flaps

36.7 kts

36.7 kts

36.7 kts

Never Exceed Speed

154 kts

154 kts

154 kts

Standard Range

486 nm

581 nm

416 nm

Fuel Consumption / hour

4 U.S. gal

3.2 U.S. gal

4.8 U.S. gal

Empty Weight

640 lb

655 lb

685 lb

MTOM.

1320 lb

1320 lb

1320 lb

Wingspan

26 ft 8 in

26 ft 8 in

26 ft 8 in

Length

21 ft 9 in

21 ft 9 in

21 ft 9 in

Height

7 ft 6 in

7 ft 6 in

7 ft 6 in

Cabin Width

43 in

43 in

43 in

Fuel tanks

23.7 U.S. gal

23.7 U.S. gal

23.7 U.S. gal

Baggage Weight

44 lb  

44 lb  

44 lb  

Operational Load Factors

+4g / -2g

+4g / -2g

+4g / -2g

Videos to watch

Factory tour

Crossing the alps

DV1 aircraft meet

Choose your own design

Who is this for?

  • This is for you if you want reliable and resilient aircraft. 
  • This is for you if you are getting back to flying.
  • This is for you if you don't want to have a PPL (medicals or other reasons). 
  • This is for you if you are looking to buy your first airplane.
  • This is for you if you want an aircraft that will last the rest of your life.

Who is this NOT for?

  • This is not for you If you want to take the whole family including dogs
  • This is not for you If you prefer buying an inexpensive old airplane (and then spending the rest of your life fixing things)
  • This is not for you if you still believe that only multiple engine airplanes are safe.

FAQ

Do you provide flight instruction in this aircraft?

Yes, we have transition training ready for you. 

What is the expected delivery time?

We will start delivery of new aircraft in September 2024.. 

What avionics is available?

You can specify a custom instrument panel, where you can choose anything from Garmin.

What is a true useful load with a full tank of fuel?

That depends a lot on the configuration of the aircraft. It is enough for two people with two bags, though.

Will I fit into aircraft if I'm X feet tall?

The aircraft can be modified to fit most of the people just fine.

Where will I do the annual inspections?

You can either visit one of the six service centers. (Los Angeles, Chicago, Tucson AZ, Miami). Or we can send the mechanic to your location.

How big is the baggage space?

In the DV1 Skylark is plenty of space. You can comfortably fit there two carry-on bags or a golf bag. 

Production Company DOVA
20 years of experience

DOVA Aircraft, established as a prominent player in the ultra-light aircraft industry, marries traditional Czech aviation craftsmanship with contemporary design and manufacturing technologies. The company stands out for its dedication to safety, quality, and reliability, adopting thorough production controls and rigorous testing protocols across its operations.
With a foundation deeply embedded in the rich heritage of Czech aircraft production, DOVA Aircraft prides itself on delivering handcrafted excellence, ensuring each aircraft meets the highest standards of performance and durability, appealing to aviation enthusiasts worldwide.

Prices of our models

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DV1 Skylark LSA 
with Rotax 912ULS/S

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DV1 Skylark LSA 
with Rotax 912is

DV1 Skylark LSA 
with Rotax 915is

Book a Demo Flight

Demo flights will be available at:

SNA (California)
MQJ (Indiana)

UES (Wisconsin)

TZR (Ohio)
XNX (Tennessee)

VGT (Nevada)

BAK (Indiana)
PGD (Florida)

MTO (Illinois)
UIN (Illinois)

Private demos are also available, please contact us for a quote. The private demo fee is deductible if you decide to purchase a DV1 Skylark LSA. Click the button and fill out the form, we'll get back to you as soon as possible.