CA-FALCON Experimental Light Sport Aircraft (E-LSA) - USA


Registering your CA-FALCON E-LSA with the FAA is your responsibility as the aircraft owner.

Upon notification that your airplane kit is ready to ship, You must file Form 8050-88A - Affidavit of Ownership and Form 8050-1 Aircraft Registration Application with the FAA. Upon payment in full for your airplane, we will send you these forms along with your bill of sale. These forms have to be filled-out based on specific instructions and the failure to do so will hold up the entire process. Information about how and where you file these forms is included below.

After you complete the construction of your airplane, you need to get an FAA or an authorized DAR inspector to certify your build and your registration will become effective.

No further governmental action will then be required in order to fly the airplane.

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E-LSA Benefits

  1. Possible higher resale value because the new owner can do his own annual with the 16 hr LSA inspection course,
  2. 3rd class medical is not required,
  3. Kit with up to 99% completion is allowed,
  4. Certification process for an E-LSA, once completed is much quicker.

The CA-FALCON was designed to the FAA ASTM standards governing Light Sport Aircraft category and intended to be licensed in the Experimental Light Sport (E-LSA) category.

Although the E-LSA category does not permit builders to alter the design (no unapproved engines, propellers, avionics, etc. are allowed) it does have some attractive features. In the E-LSA category, there is no "51%" rule, and no restriction on who may assist in building the airplane. This allows any amount of assistance or even a fully professionally-built airplane.

Registering your Experimental Light-Sport Aircraft

IMPORTANT: You must have a bill of sale and title to the aircraft kit in order to register your aircraft.

A Light-Sport Aircraft or kit that has not been issued a previous U.S. airworthiness certificate of any kind may be certificated as an experimental light-sport aircraft under 21.191(i)(1). You should submit the following documents:

  1. Affidavit of Ownership for Experimental Light-Sport Aircraft, AC Form 8050-88A. The form may be downloaded from, then select “Customer Service Forms”.
  2. Provide the aircraft kit bill of sale as evidence of ownership of the manufacturer’s kit,
  3. Complete the Aircraft Kit Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1,
  4. Submit the $5.00 registration fee.

The use of an original Aircraft Registration Application, AC Form 8050-1, a ‘multi-page with carbon’ form, is required. Photocopies or computer-generated copies of this form are not accepted. Aircraft Registration Applications may be obtained from the Aircraft Registration Branch, your local FAA Flight Standards District Office (FSDO).

The typed or printed name of the signer must be included in the signature block of the application. The applicant's physical location or physical address must also be shown on the application if a post office box (PO Box) is entered as the mailing address.

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Contacting the FAA Registry

Any document or correspondence should be submitted to:

Federal Aviation Administration
Aircraft Registration Branch, AFS-750
Registry Building, Room 118
6425 S. Denning St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73169

You may contact the Registry by telephone/fax between the hours of 7:30am – 4:00pm Central time zone, Monday through Friday. For registration information contact (405) 954-3116 or 1-866-762-9434.

For information regarding reservation or assignment of U.S. identification numbers contact (405) 954-4206 or 1-866-704-4715.

Visit the Registry’s website at for additional information. Many of the required or suggested forms may be downloaded from the site, as well as the availability of an up-to-date interactive database to search for ‘N’ numbers.