Want a lightweight aluminum manual wheelchair? Then you need to look at the Karman Ergo Flight Wheelchair. Made from T6 Aluminum this is one of the lightest aluminum manual wheelchairs on the market. If you want an ultralight manual wheelchair that is easy to travel with, easy-to-told, and transport this wheelchair might be for you.
This review will go over the features of the Karman Ergo Flight Wheelchair, what you can expect of performance, and what type of pricing this wheelchair has. Let’s get started.
What We Like
- Ultralight Aluminum wheelchair
- Easy to travel with because of the lightweight and foldability
- Folding Backrest
- Swing-in & out footrests
- Ergonomic seat frame
What we don’t like
- Fixed armrests
- Smaller rear tires make rough terrain not as easy to move through
Karman Ergo Flight Wheelchair Description
This is an excellent ultralight wheelchair that will make anyone that needs to sit in a wheelchair for prolonged periods because of a long-term mobility issue feel more comfortable and be able to propel themselves longer because of the lightweight design. The best manual chairs all are comfortable, somewhat light, and easy to transport.
Simply put the Ergonomic design of this chair makes sitting easier and more comfortable than a typically manual wheelchair. Performance is great and the ease of propelling or having a caregiver or a loved one also push when needed is easier than a lot of other heavy or lightweight chairs simply because of the ultra-light design.
Features we love
- Super light at only 19.8 lbs
- Ergonomic seat frame in S-Style
- Folding seat
- Folding backrest
- Fixed armrests with Ergonomic arm pads
- Flat-free rear tires
- Pocket behind backrest
- Quick-release rear wheels
- Brakes located on the handle for caregivers
|Weight capacity:||220 lbs.|
|Product weight:||14.5 lbs. – 19.8 lbs.|
|Seat width:||16″, 18″|
|Overall width:||22.75″, 24.75″|
You can expect to see the starting price for this model chair to be $870.00 at the time of this writing. This is for a seat size of 18″ x 17″ and fixed axles. However, when upgraded with quick-release axles you can expect to see an increase of around $60.00 to the total price.
Depending on where you purchase your wheelchair from accessories will add to the price. Accessories however are not mandatory and are up to your personal needs. For this wheelchair you can get accessories like:
- Foldable headrest
- Calf support
- Seat belt
- Carry pouch
- tote bags
- wheelchair bags
A final thought on the Karman Ergo Flight Wheelchair
There are a lot of wheelchairs to choose from in the light and ultra-lightweight categories. The Karman Ego Flight Wheelchair stands out for its comfort, lightweight frame, and ease to take with you wherever you go. If you are in the market for a truly lightweight and travel-friendly manual wheelchair you should highly consider this chair for your next purchase.