The Aerotrike Spirit 912 (Pilot Mike Blyth)
Trike type microlight using weight shift controls and a delta Wing. Rainbow Aircraft
manufactured the Aerotrike in South Africa and was model was specifically designed for the Cape to Cape Expedition. Designer and manufacturer: Mike Blyth.
Trike type microlight using weight shift controls and delta wing. The Voyageur 912 is
manufactured in France and was initially designed at the beginning of the 90's for agricultural purposes as a crop sprayer. It soon became the perfect tool for media
coverage and air-support during various African car rallies, but above all, an incredible adventure machine made for the roughest conditions. Designer & manufacturer: Jean-Michel Dizzier and DTA.
Ballistic recovery parachutes on both aircraft, GPS navigation systems, engine monitoring systems, navigation instruments, navigation charts and road maps, Kevlar helmets, 2 way airband radios, strobe lights, life jackets for sea crossing, emergency beacon, tents, sleeping bags, cooking equipment, water canisters, first aid kit, survival kit and rations for 5 days, engine spare parts and a complete spare propeller, tools, bolts and screws, still cameras and video cameras.