Flight Design taps Garmin for C4 avionics

Aero Friedrichshafen, Germany — The Flight Design has chosen Garmin to provide avionics for its new four-seat aircraft, the C4. The avionics suite for the $250,000 composite aircraft is named the Flight Design Vision Touch by Garmin.

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Flight Design airframe donated to college

Stanton Sport Aviation, a regional distributor for Flight Design in Minneapolis/St. Paul, recently donated a light-sport airframe to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC).

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First Jubilee CTLSi arrive in U.S.

SOUTH WOODSTOCK, Conn. — When Jubilee was offered by German Light-Sport Aircraft producer Flight Design, the company announced it would be a limited run. Only 25 would be built to commemorate the company’s 25th anniversary. All 25 were sold shortly after the announcement, company officials report.

Now the first of the Jubilee editions are arriving at Flight Design USA, Flight Design’s representative and importer for North America.

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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.

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$2 million and counting…

Flight Design USA has taken in $2 million worth of orders for its CT-line of light sport aircraft, “just since Sebring,” President Tom Peghiny said at SUN ’n FUN.

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Airtime Aviation hits 100 deliveries

Airtime Aviation, a dealer for Flight Design USA, recently notched its number 100 delivery of a Light-Sport Aircraft.

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New Florida dealers for Flight Design

Flight Design has appointed two new dealers in Florida for its line of light-sport aircraft.

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Jubilee Jubilation

LSA market leader Flight Design is beginning to celebrate 25 years in business. To commemorate the occasion, the German company will build a special Jubilee edition of several models in a very limited series of 25 airplanes, [Read more...]

Flight Design celebrates 25 years

Flight Design GmbH is celebrating 25 years of aircraft development and manufacturing aircraft for 25 years with a special “Jubilee” series of the company’s models.

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EASA awards first restricted Type Certificates

On Day 1 of Aero 2012, Dave Unwin reported hearing many comments about EASA’s halting move toward acceptance of the concept of Sport Pilot/Light-Sport Aircraft, which was invented in the USA. The European Union, with an equally proud heritage of aviation, is showing familiar reluctance to embrace what another country has achieved, even when aircraft builders in the EU seek a one-for-one alignment of the rules so that aircraft certified in one country can be sold in another, as happens now with (most) European airplanes being accepted in the USA.

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