Owner Support

We recommend that you become very familiar with your airplane and its included equipment. There are several documents in the “Documents” tab, below that will help. These are a good starting point:

  • The “Transition Check-Out Syllabus” includes contact information, maps, approach plates, schedule and a detailed outline of the training involved in your transition to flying light sport aircraft.
  • The comprehensive equipment listing: [Master Equipment List].
  • The “Rotax Owner Assistance Network”  web site is the primary source of information, education and support for the 912UL and 912ULS engines used in Sting and Sirius aircraft.
Emergency Information

Securing the GRS Parachute Rocket 
An accident may require special handling to secure the rocket in the installed Galaxy Recovery System ballistic parachure. Rescue personnel are advised to read the manufacturer’s instructions contained in the downloadable document, ” Emergency Procedures For Rocket Secural,” in order to avoid injury to themselves or others when opening the passenger compartment of the airplane. Clink on the link to view or download the document.

First Responder Safety

First responders to small aircraft accidents will find useful information on the Federal Aviation Administration Web site. View the FAA page here:

The FAA information is presented in five modules:

  • Module 1  Systems and Material Hazards

  • Module 2  Aircraft Type Familiarization and Mission Specific Hazards

  • Module 3  Command and Recovery

  • Module 4  Ballistic Parachute System Familiarization

  • Module 5  Systems and Material Hazards for Rescuers

Additional accident and training resources:

Reporting an accident:

To the FAA: Flight Standards District Offices (FSDO)

To the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)

Documents & Forms (in PDF format)

MASTER EQUIPMENT LIST

Master Equipment List (11/12) (all models of TL-2000 & TL-3000 aircraft)


REPORT FEEDBACK FORMS
This area contains ‘feed-back’ reports that are intended to assist the owner in reporting questions, safety issues, service or maintenance issues, parts and assembly performance, incidences and warranty claims which may assist in the safe operation of our aircraft and the use of this manual. Electronic versions are also available by request.

Please copy the form and complete all sections; then scan and email it to us or return a hard copy to the address below.

You will receive a confirmation of the receipt and status of your comments within 48 hours.

Send the completed form to:
TL Ultralight, sro Customer Service
8222 Remount Road
North Little Rock, AR 72118
Phone: 501.228.7777
Fax: 501.227.8888
Email: info@sportair.aero


FLIGHT, OPERATING & MAINTENANCE DOWNLOADS

Transition Training

Sting S3 & StingSport

Sting S4

Sirius


Rotax 912 Manuals 

The Rotax Owners Assistance Network maintains the up-to-date listing of downloadable manuals. Accessing them is simple. Go to www.rotax-owner.com and click on the “Support” drop-down menu (see detail image below). Click on “Engine Manuals” and you’ll see the appropriate page. Be sure to download the manual that pertains to your particular engine.

Rotax Service Instruction: Selection of Suitable Operating Fluids for Engine Type 912 and 914 (Series)-Updated

This Service Instruction from Rotax, dated April 16, 2015, covers lubricants, coolants and fuels approved for operation of the 912 and 914 series engines.

*IMPORTANT* Do not rely solely upon the Rotax Service Instruction linked above, as Rotax periodically issues new and revised Service Instructions, which are available at Rotax-Owner.Com. Always check for new or revised Service Bulletins at Rotax-Owner.Com.

Notices to Owners

TL-Ultralight s.r.o. performs a continued operational safety monitoring program for the TL-2000 Sting and TL-3000 Sirius in accordance with ASTM Designation FF2295-03TL and, from time to time, issues notices of corrective action for aircraft airworthiness. The notices are labeled and prioritized as follows:

  • “Safety Alert” for notifications that require immediate action.
  • “Service Bulletin” for notifications that do not require immediate action but do recommend future action.
  • “Notification” for notifications that do not necessarily recommend future action but are primarily for promulgation of continued airworthiness information. 

Notices are listed below by date of issuance, beginning with the most recent. All files are in PDF format.

POH Supplement 103016 Flap operation speeds with Flybox flap controller
Service Notice: Clarifies possible confusion regarding maximum flap speed limits in aircraft equipped with Flybox flap controllers.

TL Notice SN 120115 Operation with Ethanol Fuel Additive 1 Dec 2015
Service Notice: Establishes procedures regarding problems with the use of auto fuel with alcohol additives.

Notice ID: SN103015 Operation procedures with new Rotax fuel pump
Service Bulletin: establishes procedures for use of the revised fuel pumps described in Rotax SERVICE BULLETIN SB-912-63UL dated 2013-08-21.

WoodComp Service Bulletin #2 Required Time Between Propeller Overhauls (TBO) Intervals
Establishes service intervals (TBO) for all WoodComp fixed and adjustable or variable pitch propellers.

Notice ID: SN043012 Inspection of Horizontal Stabilizer Connections
Service Notification: establishes procedures for the inspection of the horizontal stabilizer connections.

Notice ID: SB011011 Clarifications: Rubber Components Service Life
Service Notification: Clarifications to Service Bulletin SB061511.

Notice ID: SB061511 Rubber Components Service Life 
Service Bulletin: Establishes schedule for inspection & replacement of 5-year lifetime limited rubber components.

Notice ID: SB060611 GRS Recovery System Service Life 
Service Bulletin: Establishes procedures for the GRS repack/reversion process. All TL-2000 aircraft include installation of the Galaxy Aircraft Recovery System (GRS) ballistic recovery system.

Notice ID: SB063010: GRS Recovery System Service Life
Service Bulletin: Applies to all TL-Ultralight, TL-2000, StingSport and Sting S3 aircraft.

Notice ID: SA062310: Aircraft Operations Without GRS Recovery System 
Safety Alert : Applies to all TL-Ultralight, TL-2000 and TL-3000 aircraft.

Notice ID: 092009 TL 2000 Aircraft Fuel Shutoff Valve 
Service Bulletin : Applies to all StingSport and Sting S3 aircraft.

Notice ID: GRS040709: Galaxy Rescue System
Service Bulletin: Rocket recall applies to selected aircraft. Contact SportairUSA for additional information.

Notice ID: 032609 TL 2000 Seat Limits
Notification: Applies to all StingSport and Sting S3 aircraft.

Notice ID: TL111507 StingSport Nose Gear Strut Replacement
Service Bulletin: Applies to TL-Ultralight TL 2000 StingSport aircraft with serial numbers TLUSA161 and below.

Notice ID: TL091507-Rev1 StingSport Nose Gear Strut Inspection
Safety Alert: Revised – now applies only to TL-Ultralight TL 2000 StingSport aircraft with serial numbers TLUSA161 and below. The inspection procedure is illustrated in “How To Inspect The Nose Gear Strut.”

Notice ID: 012107 Air Filters
Notification: Applies to Rotax engines equipped with asymmetric air filters.

How To...

How To Check/Inspect Fuel O-Rings 
Describes the procedure to remove, inspect, service and replace the fuel shutoff valve. See related Notice ID 092009 Aircraft Fuel Shutoff Valve.

How To Install Co-Pilot Side Toe Brakes 
Describes the procedure to install the co-pilot side toe brake kit.

How To Install A Lap Belt Retainer 
Illustrates the illustration of a simple elastic strap to retain the lap belt in flight.

How To Replace The Nose Wheel Snubber 
The procedure for replacing the nose wheel snubber is illustrated. The nose wheel snubber dampens freewheeling of the nose gear.

How To Replace The Wingtip Lights 
Removing and replacing the wingtip cover and the position, strobe and landing/taxi lights is illustrated in this how-to.

How To Remove/Replace The Wings 
Removing and replacing the wings is illustrated in this how-to.

How To Replace The Aileron Linkage Cover 
This how-to illustrates a procedure for replacing the aileron linkage cover (one on each wing).

How To Replace The Nose Gear Strut 
This how-to illustrates a procedure for replacing the nose gear strut. See also Notice ID TL111507.

How To Inspect The Nose Gear Strut 
This how-to illustrates a procedure for inspecting the nose gear strut. See also Notice ID TL091507-Rev1 and Notice ID TL111507.

How To Adjust The Elevator Trim Cable 
The elevator trim cable is adjustable to provide for more nose up or nose down trim.

How To Replace The GRS Window Grommet 
Replacing the GRS window and its rubber grommet is simple but it can be a little tricky. Here’s the procedure to follow.

How To Provide Eye Protection For VOR/ILS Antennae 
If you plan to install the Garmin SL30 Nav/Comm, follow this simple preventive procedure to protect the eyes of ground crew from the projecting VOR/ILS antennae.

How To Create A Relief Bypass In The Oil Breather Tube 
A simple procedure to create a relief bypass in the oil breather tube.

How To Adjust The Rudder Pedals 
The rudder pedals may be adjusted fore and aft to accommodate the leg lengths of individual pilots.

How To Adjust The Brake Pedals 
The fore and aft angle of the brake pedals can be adjusted to help avoid riding the brakes.

How To Bend Trim Tabs 
Adjusting the trim tabs is simple, when using this simple method to avoid uneven bending.

How To Remove The Cabin Heater Muff
We have received requests for information on how to remove the cabin heater muff in order to boost the cooling of the Rotax engine for hot weather flying. This is a fairly simple procedure that you may want to consider as the weather warms up.

OEM Links

For a comprehensive listing of equipment and suppliers, click on the “Downloads” tab, above, and download the “Master Equipment List.” The following links will open the Web sites of suppliers of OEM equipment most often used in Sting and Sirius LSAs.

Ameri-King
Emergency locator transmitter (ELT)

AmSafe Aviation
Seat restraint & airbag

DUC Helices
Forged carbon propeller

Dynon Avionics
Electronic flight information system (EFIS); engine monitoring system (EMS)

Galaxy High Technology s.r.o.
Ballistic recovery system (whole-plane parachute)

Grand Rapids Technologies
Electronic flight information system (EFIS); engine information system (EIS)

Garmin
GPS; avionics; primary flight display (PFD); multi-function display (MFD)

Icom America
VHF radio

Kodiak Research, Ltd
Distributor of Rotax aircraft engines

LightSpeed Aviation
Automatic noise reduction (ANR) headset

PS Engineering
Intercom

Rotax Owner Assistance Network (ROAN)
Owner support for Rotax aircraft engines

SkyDrive
Carburetor de-icing system

SportairUSA
ForeSight EVS enhanced vision system

TL-Ultralight s.r.o.
Manufacturer of StingSport and Sirius aircraft

TruTrak Flight Systems
Electronic flight information system (EFIS); engine monitoring system (EMS); attitude direction indicator (ADI); pictorial turn and bank indicator (T&B); autopilot

Woodcomp
Wood composite propeller

Zaon Flight Systems
PCAS collision avoidance system (traffic awareness)

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Distributor

TL-2000 Sting S4 and TL-3000 Sirius aircraft are distributed in the USA by SportairUSA, LC, a pioneer in the light sport flying movement. Our assembly and maintenance center is located at KORK North Little Rock Municipal Airport, North Little Rock, Arkansas, where we have been for more than 20 years.

Manufacturer

The aircraft are manufactured by TL-Ultralight, s.r.o. Located in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic.

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