Flight Design unveils Americas Edition

Flight Design has unveiled another limited edition model of the CTLSi, the Americas Edition, which features special paint graphics and equipment. Just 25 of the Americas Edition will be produced, according to officials with the German company.

The Americas Edition follows the Jubilee edition, released earlier this year to commemorate the company’s 25th anniversary.

“We are pleased to prepare a second special edition for our loyal customers seeking a new state-of-the-LSA-art airplane with everything they could want,” announced Tom Peghiny, President of Flight Design USA. “We call it the Americas edition and we’ve made it very appealing.”

The Americas Edition CTLSi models will be delivered in 2014 with the following deluxe equipment: Special Americas Edition exterior graphics; Rotax fuel injected 912 iS engine with 2,000-hour TBO, which is able to use premium auto or 100LL avgas; dual Dynon 10-inch SkyView glass screen featuring Synthetic Vision; Garmin 796 touchscreen multi-function display; Dynon Autopilot, commanded by SkyView; Twin Bose A-20 ANR headsets; BRS 1350 High-Speed emergency airframe parachute system; Garmin GTR 225 com radio; Whelen high intensity landing light; and, optional ADS-B for free weather and traffic.

More than 1,800 CTs are flying in 39 countries. One of the first aircraft certified under ASTM International standards in 2005, the CT (“composite technology”) remains the top-selling LSA in America through eight consecutive years, according to company officials. Flight Design sold the first LSA to India and was the first LSA to earn Chinese Type Design Approval. In 2011, the German company unveiled its C4 four seat aircraft based on the CT technology.

For more information: FlightDesign.com

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