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Flight Design F2-CS23, F2e Project HyFly and Environmental Action

On display at Aero 2022 are the F2-CS23 D/N model, a sample of the recently updated CTLSi 2020 GT 912iS fuel-injected variant with a full Garmin avionics suite and the prototype electric F2e with the debut of ‘Project HyFly’, an experimental hydrogen fuel cell concept. Flight Design has embraced the urgent need for reducing the environmental impact of flight since its acquisition by Sven Lindig and his company, LIFT Air in 2017. The first step was creating the Flight Design Read more

FLIGHT DESIGN F2 EASA CS-23 CERTIFIED

FLIGHT DESIGN general aviation is proud to announce that as of December 8th the F2 is now an EASA CS-23 certified aircraft. The F2-CS23 is a modern 2-seat aircraft featuring many completely new design concepts. With high performance, unmatched efficiency and comfort, the F2 CS23 brings a familiar automotive feel and simplified operation to private owners and flight schools.   “We couldn’t be happier to see this important step for the F2 program which ultimately will lead to the F4 Read more

EAA AIRVENTURE AT OSHKOSH 2021 A GREAT SUCCESS FOR FLIGHT DESIGN!

The EAA Airventure at Oshkosh show concluded Sunday, August 1st after a great week of typical Wisconsin weather, large crowds and high spirits. Flight Design general aviation came away from “Oshkosh” very pleased with the positive reception for its newest product, the F2-LSA. The F2-LSA which only a week before had been accepted by the FAA in Tulsa as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft (SLSA) was on display along with the F2 Proof-of-Concept aircraft and the popular Orange and White CT-Super Read more

FLIGHT DESIGN F2-LSA NOW AN S-LSA

Today the first production Flight Design F2-LSA to reach the USA was inspected by an FAA representative and issued a certificate of airworthiness as a Special Light Sport Aircraft. The aircraft is going to a gentleman from the Milwaukee area and will be delivered this month at Airventure-Oshkosh 2021. “We are very happy to take part in this review which we’ve been waiting for, for nearly two years”, said Tom Gutmann Jr. of Airtime Aviation. “We are excited to receive Read more

FLIGHT DESIGN CTLS GT 914T WITH INTERCOOLER

FLIGHT DESIGN is pleased to announce the availability of the 914T option for the CTLS GT 2020. The CTLS GT with the Turbocharged Rotax 914 and large intercooler system greatly improves the climb rate, cruise speed and high-altitude performance on FLIGHT DESIGN’s most popular model. “We are very excited to finish development of this new variant of the CTLS GT said Daniel Guenther, managing director of FLIGHT DESIGN general aviation. The design team did a beautiful job integrating the Rotax Read more

FLIGHT DESIGN SALES STRONG IN 2021, PRODUCTION INCREASES

FLIGHT DESIGN general aviation has had very strong first-quarter sales in 2021. FLIGHT DESIGN has invested in improvements to the FLIGHT DESIGN aircraft since 2018 and as a result, new CT-Super, CTLS/CTLSi the certified CTLS and the new F2 have been selling very well.   “It first began when FLIGHT DESIGN was bought by Sven Lindig, the major shareholder of LIFT said FLIGHT DESIGN Managing Director Daniel Guenther, we invested first in the production facility and replaced or repaired the Read more

SUN N’ FUN 2021 A GREAT SUCCESS FOR FLIGHT DESIGN!

Lakeland, FLORIDA FLIGHT DESIGN general aviation and FLIGHT DESIGN USA had a very successful Sun n’ Fun 2021 airshow in Lakeland, Florida last week. Impressive crowds with lots of interest shown in the F2, the CTLSi-GT 2020 and the CT-Super Sport.   “It was anyone’s guess as to how the show would turn out,” said FLIGHT DESIGN USA President Tom Peghiny. With the recent shutdown of most public events worldwide, we really had no idea how many people would attend. Read more

FLIGHT DESIGN USA EXHIBITING SUN’N FUN EXPO IN FLORIDA | 13-18 APRIL 2021

As per tomorrow, the SUN’n FUN Aerospace Expo, Florida’s largest annual convention of any kind and the  2nd largest air show in the world, will take place.       Flight Design USA will be displaying the F2-LSA. We would be pleased if you are visiting us in the main manufacturers display MD-3D.     And if you aren’t able to attend, we will take pictures and videos live on location for you, which you are welcome to follow on Read more
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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