By its purpose, the trike can be classified into the following groups:
Sports and amateur trikes for pleasure flying; they are characterized by a variety of designs and can have significant limitations;
Trikes for carrying out aerial photography and performing aerial work for agriculture, etc; this is the most mass group. The peculiarity of this group is unification and serial production;
Trikes for tourism and excursion, which as a rule, have an attractive appearance (fibreglass fairings are widely used, but they have excessively heavy weight and they are expensive).