The F2-CS23 is the next step in Flight Design’s “Vision Zero” concept, according to company officials. That concept incorporates all commercially available safety features for this type of aircraft, including: A passive stall and spin resistant airframe design, airframe emergency parachute system, AMSAFE airbags and inertial reel harnesses, Garmin ESP (electronic stability and envelope protection), an occupant-protective enclosure for the pilot and passengers, automatic fuel management, simplified controls, such as a combined throttle and brake lever, and a more modern, car-like atmosphere and operation, they explain.
The first production Flight Design F2-LSA to reach the U.S. was recently inspected by an FAA representative and has been issued a certificate of airworthiness as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft. The F2-LSA is the new high-end edition to the existing line of Flight Design aircraft, complementing the CTLS and CT-Super Sport models. From the Flight […]
Now available in North America is Flight Design’s CT Super Sport Injection LSA.
An international team of more than 15 pilots with physical disabilities will take off on an around the world flight Nov. 18.
Light-sport aircraft manufacturer Flight Design has a new owner: German investment group LIFT Holding. The company, which will now be called Flight Design General Aviation GmbH, will be based at a new facility near the historic town of Eisenach in the Thuringia region of Germany. The Flight Design EASA Design Organization, the production site in […]
The new KLA-100 — quietly in development for two years — made its first flight a few days before AERO 2017 and was unveiled at the show. “The first flight was performed in Sumperk, Czech Republic, in late March with test pilot Richard Ponizil at the controls. Since that time the plane has made seven more flights and […]
Taiwan-based AeroJones Aviation is in the final stages of acquiring all assets and technological rights to the CT series light-sport aircraft and C4 project from Flight Design. Earlier, AeroJones pursued agreements with Germany’s Flight Design company to establish an aircraft production line to produce the CTLS, a primarily carbon fiber two-seater, equipped with a standard airframe […]
As 2016 began, the most successful seller of Light-Sport Aircraft, Flight Design GmbH of Germany, faced a daunting financial situation that resulted in significant actions to remedy the situation. In the space of a few months, the company has worked diligently with its creditors and the forward view is taking an agreeable perspective. “After a […]
Flight Design USA reported its first shipment of CTLS and CTLSi aircraft from AeroJones Aviation will arrive at Airtime Aviation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, late this week or early next. AeroJones Aviation, from Taichung, Taiwan, will produce and distribute, under license, the CT-series of aircraft for Flight Design of Germany. AeroJones will also manufacture spare parts as […]