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FLIGHT DESIGN FRANCE – CTLS 525kg Ultralight Certification

We are pleased to announce that the CTLS GT Grand Touring has been successfully registered by Flight Design France as a 525kg Ultralight and that the airplanes now can be registered in France at 525kg max takeoff weight, the French aviation Authority has issued the revision of the Fiche d ’identification which was previously limited to 472.5kg to 525kg. This allows a much more ‘useful’, useful load!   The new Flight and maintenance manual are also updated and is available Read more
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FLIGHT DESIGN F2 LSA ON THE COVERS OF FLYING MAGAZINE AND AOPA PILOT MAGAZINE

FLIGHT DESIGN, our dealers and customers are excited that the new F2-LSA is now in production and the first deliveries are going to happen very soon.  We were very surprised to see the F2 gracing the covers of both Flying Magazine and AOPA for the month of January 2021, what a great way to start the New Year! “It is an honor to be recognized in this manner said Daniel Guenther, Managing Director of FLIGHT DESIGN general aviation. Our company, Read more
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FLIGHT DESIGN CTLS AND CTLSi EASA CERTIFIED

FLIGHT DESIGN general aviation is excited to announce that as of December 19th the CTLS series is available as a full EASA certified aircraft. The EASA certification is recognized in most countries allowing the popular CTLS(i) to be used for flight training for a pilot’s license in many new countries.   “This is a great news and is a testament to the great work done by our certification engineering team” Said Christian Majunke, FLIGHT DESIGN Head of Airworthiness and manager Read more
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FLIGHT DESIGN IN THE TOP 3 OF THE INNOVATION AWARD THURINGIA 2020

In the competition for the XXIII Innovation Award Thuringia 2020, our application was selected and nominated among the top three in its category, “Tradition & Future”. We are very pleased with this award and would like to thank all Flight Design team members involved. This honor is a very good incentive for us to continue to innovate, bringing a fresh breeze into the aviation industry and to enrich the market with great new ideas like the F2e airplane. Until now, Read more

“HOW DO WE FLY TOMORROW?” THE FLIGHT DESIGN INTERVIEW

Flight Design general aviation is happy to announce that the popular German/French TV channel ARTE has produced a report titled “Wie fliegen wir morgen?” (“How do we fly tomorrow?”), where the Flight Design (F2e) is also a part of. Please be acquainted with it via the link below: https://www.ardmediathek.de/ndr/video/doku-und-reportage/wie-fliegen-wir-morgen/ndr-fernsehen/ The Flight Design interview starts at 11m15s. We wish you took pleasure in watching it! Best regards, Your Flight Design Team

FLIGHT DESIGN CTLS SERIES APPROVED FOR 600KG BY DAeC

Flight Design general aviation is happy to announce that the popular CTLS series is now certified by the German Aeroclub (DAeC) for 600kg Maximum Takeoff Mass. This allows Flight Design to deliver new CTLS with the increased utility of operating with a higher useful load and owners to be upgraded to the 600kg limit through a program at the Flight Design maintenance facility at Kindel airfield, Eisenach. The new approval applies to both the 912ULS equipped CTLS and the 912iS Read more

CTLS PTF TO RTC UPGRADES INCREASE

After the recently issued EASA Restricted Type Certificate for the first CTLS in Germany, Spain now follows. The Spanish Aviation Safety Agency (AGENCIA ESTATAL DE SEGURIDAD AÉREA) has just awarded the updated certificate of airworthiness for the first CTLS PTF upgrade to R-TC in Spain.“These significant upgrades are a combination of detailed work and new equipment said Flight Design CEO, Daniel Guenther. It offers Spanish flight schools and private customers the potential to fully use the performance and efficiency of the well-proven CTLS.” The Flight Design team thanks to Read more

CTLS – FIRST PERMIT-TO-FLY RE-REGISTRATION

The first CTLS PtF (permit-to-fly) airplane has been updated into an EASA Restricted Type Certificate airplane. The German aviation authority (LBA) has just awarded it a new certificate of airworthiness.   “The total upgrade included changes to make the aircraft compliant to the applicable Type Design and the same comprehensive checks which we do with a newly produced aircraft. Moreover, the conversion can be used to upgrade the aircraft with the latest optional items like electric trim or LED landing lights, said Flight Design CEO, Daniel Guenther. Read more

CTLS 2020 AND A PRO CLIMATE PROGRAM

Despite the Corona crisis and the cancellation of all public events, we would like to inform you in the next 5 days about our developments in social media and our web page. In addition to the new models, CTLS 2020 and the F2, we have started a Pro Climate program and from the F2 onwards, we use low-temperature pre-pregs in production. With the pro-climate program, we do not only work on the F2e and think about the future but take advantage of the Read more

THE FIRST F2 HAS ARRIVED IN THE USA

After rerouting from the canceled Sun N’ Fun airshow, the very first F2-LSA has arrived at Flight Design USA headquarters in Connecticut. You will soon see the first pictures and movies of the brand new F2 flying in America. The F2 has completed ASTM and US LSA compliance testing, and serial production has started. The next F2’s are expected to arrive in the US by June 2020. F2 CS-23 and the F2 UL for Europe are expected to be certified Read more