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by Drive Medical (Model No. DFL19)
The Fly-Lite is a stylish transport chair with great upholstery options.
List Price: $366.57
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  • "Best on the Web" Return Policy
  • Easy-To-Fold Design
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  • Swing-Away Footrests
  • Seat-Back Carry Pocket
  • FREE Seat Belt
  • Lifetime Limited Warranty
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  • One of the lightest options at a great price
  • Choice of three great frame and upholstery colors
  • Standard rear wheel locks
  • 8" rear casters and 6" front casters 

Key Specs

    • Overall Width - Folded: 9"
  • Quick-Release Axles: No
  • Weight capacity: 300 lbs.
  • Weight: 19.8 lbs.
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Overview of the Fly-Lite

The Drive Medical Fly-Lite Transport Chairs is one of the lightest chairs on the market. This chair weighs just 16.8 pounds without the footrests and only 19.8 pounds with the footrests. It features a durable aluminum frame, tool free, height adjustable swing-away footrests and a carry pocket built on the backrest. With transport in mind the fold-down back makes the Fly-Lite a perfect choice for easy storage and transport.

Measuring Guide

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Seat Depth1
Measure from the most posterior point of the body to the inside of the knee, minus at least two inches. Some prefer more leg overhang to make room for their hand when lifting their leg.
Back Height2
Measured from the seat base to the top of the wheelchair back. Depends on how much upper back support is needed, and also affects freedom for the upper body to rotate.
Rear Seat to Floor3
Measurement from the ground to the rear seat edge. Relative to the front seat-to-floor dimension, this determines the rearward slope ("dump" or "squeeze") of the wheelchair seat.
Hanger Angle4
Determines how far the toes extend away from the body, measured from the horizontal. A tighter angle allows the wheelchair to turn around in less space. Depends in part on ability of the knee to bend towards the perpendicular.
Seat Width5
Determined by the widest point of the body from knee to hip, plus an inch to ensure room to move. Consider bulk of clothing, particularly a heavy winter coat, if relevant.
Wheel Camber6
Angle of the wheel relative to the vertical. More camber improves stability and agility, but also limits ability to pass through narrow spaces. A typical daily wheelchair uses three degrees of camber.
Front Seat to Floor7
Measure the leg from the back of the knee to the sole of the foot. Then subtract the thickness of the cushion when it is compressed. Next, add a minimum of two inches for footrest clearance. Do not add the footrest clearance if the wheelchair will be foot-propelled.
Footrest Width8
Measure from the inside of each legrest tubing the distance or desired distance between legrests.
Center of Gravity9
Measure from the front of the seat back post to the center of the rear axel.
Seat to Footrest Length10
Measure from the edge of the seat upholstery to the top rear of the footrest.
Backrest Angle11
Measure the the angle of the back post to the floor. Ninety degrees will be perpendicular to the floor, to approximate the angle from the back post to the seat, subtract two degrees from measurment for every .5" of dump.

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Specifications for the Fly-Lite

Frame Type:    Folding
Overall Width - Folded:    9"
Overall Length w/Footrest:    33.00"
Seat Widths:    19"
Seat Depths:    16"
Overall Width Open - Add to Seat Width:    3.00"
Seat to Floor Height:    18.00"
Hemi Height Option:    No
Back Height:    18"
Angle-adjustable Back:    No
Fold-down back for easy transport:    Yes
Reclining Back Option:    No
Rear Wheel Size:    8"
Pneumatic (air-filled) tire option:    No
Quick-Release Axles:    No
One-Arm Drive Option:    No
Armrest Options:    Fixed Height
Legrest Options:    Swing Away
Removable Legrests:    Yes
Expedited Shipping Available:    Yes
Product Weight:    19.8

Approximate Shipping Dimensions and Weights

Product Weight: 19.8 lbs.
Box 1
Shipping Weight: 23.80 lbs.
Length: 30.00"
Width: 22.00"
Height: 7.50"

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Warranty Information for the Fly-Lite

Drive Medical Limited Lifetime Wheelchair Warranty

If you have a problem with your wheelchair, simply call one of our expert customer service representatives; SpinLife.com will have the parts shipped to you – free of charge. Every effort will be made to return your wheelchair to working condition in the shortest time possible.

The following parts will be repaired or replaced at our discretion, free of charge, for the following allowable time periods from the date of purchase.


All Durable Parts


Tires, Upholstery, other non-durable parts

All of the previous parts are covered for defect in material and/or workmanship. Any abuse or intentional misuse of the wheelchair will void the warranty.

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SpinLife Return Policy for the Fly-Lite

This item is covered by the SpinLife "Best on the Web" 30-Day Return Policy.

As stated in the full Return Policy, this item may be returned within 30 days of receipt for a full refund as long as the following conditions are met:

  • The item must be returned at the customer’s expense in the original packaging.
  • The item must be in new condition--no cracks, scratches or dirty tires.
  • A Return Authorization must be requested from SpinLife within 30 days of delivery.
  • Once the Return Authorization has been received from SpinLife, the product must be returned within 14 days to receive a refund.

If you have questions about this item please call a SpinLife Expert at 1-800-850-0335.

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