Atrosa wrote:The only reason I like low wings is aesthetics, nothing more. If high wings were my only choice I would buy one, but given the choice I like the low wing. They look more sporty.
My mission is to get to and from central CT and northern NH without spending 4 hours in a car. But honestly it is not very practical from a cost perspective and my dear wife won't get in a plane with me. She barely gets on a commercial 737 to go to Florida. She has a genuine fear of flying.
I used to watch planes as a kid going in and out of Goodspeed Airport and the Cessna's were fine but the Cherokee was definitely my cup of tea. The shape of the SportCrusier and Arion are visually appealing. Sure a Flight design will do the job but for about the same money i can get what I think is gorgeous. I have a 1971 Corvette, it is not the fastest car or the most refined cars but I love the lines of it.
As Tim has already pointed out there is more to consider than just an airplane that look pretty. The most important thing is support for the product. The nicest looking airplane isn't worth a pile of beans if you don't have support. Parts availability, and being able to make upgrades with factory support are very important issues. Also check on insurance. At times there have been LSA's that the insurance companies haven't wanted to touch, because of accident rate, and the ability to make repairs.
Also I suggest that you try on the different airplanes. As I have gotten older I find low wing airplanes harder to get in and out of.