In American Indian lore, the coyote is a mythic totem, known variously as the prairie wolf, God’s dog and the trickster. The coyote was respected for its intelligence, resourcefulness and adaptability. As an airplane, the Rans Aircraft Coyote II seems aptly named by making the most of its straightforward aerodynamic pedigree: It’s lean, attractive, playful, and handles the elements athletically and with minimal fuss.
A Long Pedigree
“Just as a bit of trivia,” Rans Aircraft’s eclectic founder and head honcho Randy Schlitter says, “if we lined up wingtip to wingtip the 4,500 airplanes Rans has sold since the company began, it would stretch more than 25 miles.”