German Company to Manufacture Ultralight Aircraft in Kazakhstan

Germany’s Flight Design GmbH, a leading manufacturer of ultralight aircraft with over 25 years of experience, is set to produce ultralight CT series aircraft in Kazakhstan.

The project was announced at the Flight Design and Kazakh Invest press conference at the 30th AERO Friedrichshafen General Aviation Exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 19 April.

According to Flight Design CEO Daniel Guenther, the aircraft will be produced with support from the Virage group of companies under a newly created joint venture, Flight Design Kazakhstan.

Aircraft assembled in the free economic zone (FEZ) in Almaty, Kazakhstan, will be sold to both local and foreign markets.

Times of Central Asia

Times of Central Asia

Laura Hamilton MA, is the former Director of the Collins Gallery at the University of Strathclyde. She first visited Kyrgyzstan in 2011 to research and curate a major exhibition of contemporary textiles and fashion. Since 2012, she has worked as an editor on over thirty translations of Central Asian novels and collections of short stories. In more recent years, her work has focused on editing translations of Kyrgyzstan's great epics -'Ak Moor', Saiykal', Janysh Baiysh', 'Oljobai and Kishimjan', 'Dariyka', 'Semetey' and 'Er Toshtuk' for The Institute of Kyrgyz Language and Literature, and the Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University.

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