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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


I don’t live in Washington State. Where can I buy a Ranger?

At the current time, our facilities are located in the Seattle area. In the future, we plan on opening additional facilities throughout the US. Check back from time to time to see where we are expanding.

The base model is listed at $99,500. What’s the catch?

There isn’t one. Every airplane is Always Fully Equipped, featuring a full Dynon SkyView avionics suite and two-axis autopilot.

What comes with the base model?

See our pricing and packaging page for details about what features and equipment comes with the various models of the Ranger R7.

Can I get different avionics?

The major difference between the various Ranger R7 models is the avionics. The Yellowstone comes with a single-screen SkyView Touch based system. The Glacier model upgrades this to SkyView HDX and the Redwood adds a second SkyView HDX display. See the pricing and packaging page for more details.

How are Dynon and Vashon Aircraft related?

Vashon and Dynon are completely separate companies, but share a common heritage and vision. Dynon and Vashon were both founded and are controlled by Dr. John Torode, a serial entrepreneur with a knack for disrupting industries with affordable products that feature advanced technology and novel thinking. Vashon aims to transform and rejuvenate the GA aircraft market, similar to how Dynon transformed the aircraft avionics market.

Where can I see a Ranger in person?

Our first official public appearance will be at Oshkosh AirVenture 2018! We will be near the front of the show in Booths 17 and 18. See this page for more information on upcoming opportunities to experience the Ranger.

Can I pick my N number?

To streamline manufacturing, your aircraft’s initial N-number is pre-assigned and can not be changed before delivery. After you have completed your purchase, we can change your N number for an additional $200 and we will deliver your Ranger with your new N number decals.

Can I fly the Ranger in IFR/IMC?

You can complete some of the flight training required to obtain an instrument rating. However S-LSA aircraft like the Ranger are not not allowed to fly in actual Instrument Meteorological Conditions.

Can I fly the Ranger with a Sport Pilot Certificate?

Yes, the Ranger is a Light Sport Airplane and can be flown by any certificated pilot.

What are options on a paint scheme?

We offer 3 paint scheme options: a base model minimal design, a mid-model mountain themed scheme for an extra $2500, and a complete custom design for $9,500. If you choose a custom design, our team will be happy to work with you on a design that fits your style.