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Astana, Kazakhstan • 23 April, 2024 | 17:00

Kazakh–German Venture to Produce Ultralight Aircraft in Almaty

The airplanes will be marketed domestically and internationally

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The German aircraft manufacturer Flight Design GmbH intends to produce ultralight CT series aircraft in Kazakhstan, QazMonitor reports citing Kazakh Invest.

What happened: On April 17–20, during the 30th edition of the AERO Friedrichshafen trade show in Germany, Flight Design aircraft manufacturer and Kazakh Invest national agency held a joint press conference. The German party announced plans to produce aircraft in Kazakhstan, focusing on the ultralight CT series family.

Kazakh Invest
Kazakh Invest

Joint venture: Flight Design CEO Daniel Guenther revealed that the aircraft production project will be a collaboration with the Kazakh company Virazh, a vehicle service provider, within the free economic zone in Almaty. The parties will establish a joint venture named Flight Design Kazakhstan to oversee production. The aircraft manufactured by this venture will be marketed domestically and internationally.

About company: Flight Design is a German aircraft design company and manufacturer founded in 1988. The company produces ultralight aircraft, hang gliders, and paragliders. The company’s aircraft are utilized in over 40 countries worldwide.

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