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Speed, Space & Sparkle

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You could easily fall in love with this one. At long last, a two-seat light sport aeroplane that doesn’t seem to sacrifice a single essential in the name of ultralightness; and that’s engineered with generous doses of German precision and innovation. This one has definitely got Paul Phelan’s attention. My invitation to fly German manufacturer Flight Designs’ CT (composite two-seater) Encore, imported by Sports Aircraft Australia came from CT Agent and operator of Caboolture-based Freeflying, Rod Tyson, the same guy who’d shaken me off my comfortable GA perch with a slightly traumatic (for both of us!) Trike conversion only eighteen months earlier. Recalling one memorable event during that training, I queried Tyson suspiciously: “When you pull the control towards you, does this particular flying machine go up, or down?” Assured…
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CT LEADS GERMAN MARKET

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Thanks to our German customers and the constant work of our German partners, the CT has become market leader in Germany in 2004. The numbers are based on the register of the registration bodies DVH & DULV and are published under www.pilots24.comGERMAN REGISTRATION STATISTIC 2004Total number of new registrations 2004: 187 planesPlaceNewregistrationsType1.26CT Flight Design2.25Ikarus C 423.11G-3 Mirage4.10Breezer5.8FK 96.7Eurostar; TL 96 Sting;TL 96 Sting7.6Kiebitz8.5Wild Think; FK 14; Impulse 100; Dynamic9.4CH 701 D; D4 Fascination, Rans S-6, Eurofox; Pioneer 30010.3Renegade; Sunny; Skyranger; P92 "Echo" It is the first time that in Germany a premium class airplane leads the market by volume. The sales numbers are not a one off, the CT sales have grown in Germany year by year and are highest in 2004. This first place in 2004 has followed continuous…
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CT with new high tech LED strobe & position lights

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Not only Airbus (380 Series) and Boing (7E7) choose the new LED technology for their position and strobelights, also all CT’s with comfort package will come in future with this state of the art technology. Higher visibility, extreme long lifetime and good protection against water are the major advantages, the higher price will not lead to
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CT – 2004 German market leader

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The German customers have made a statement in 2004. For the first time in history an aircraft of the premium price class leads the sales statistics. The numbers are based on the register of the registration authorities and can be looked up in detail under www.pilots24.com.The CT has emerged in first place after continous 2nd and 3rd place finishes since its introduction in 1997. GERMAN REGISTRATION STATISTIC 2004Total number of new registrations 2004: 187 planesPlaceNewregistrationsType1.26CT Flight Design2.25Ikarus C 423.11G-3 Mirage4.10Breezer5.8FK 96.7Eurostar; TL 96 Sting;TL 96 Sting7.6Kiebitz8.5Wild Think; FK 14; Impulse 100; Dynamic9.4CH 701 D; D4 Fascination, Rans S-6, Eurofox; Pioneer 30010.3Renegade; Sunny; Skyranger; P92 "Echo" We are proud of this result and see it as a direct outcome of our continous efforts towards quality, customer service and product improvement. At…
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NEW US WEBSITE RELEASED!

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For customers in the US please have a look atwww.flightdesignusa.comHere you will find all specific for the new CT in the new US Sportplane class and the contact details in the USA.
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CT certified and available in South Africa

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Elmo, the Flight Design Partner in South Africa has received his first two airplane in January 2005. Together with Alexander Reint from Flight Design, Elmo has assembled, checked and test flown the two planes. All activities have been already surveyed by interested customers and Elmo is doing a demonstration tour through South Africa in January. Please contact Elmo at elmo@elmo.co.za
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