Looks Like Zenith Will Be Expanding It's Product Offerings...
The SAM Aircraft is unique in the world of light sport aviation, but it seems to have been slow from the starting block in marketing and sales. Now, things may change as Zenith/Zenair Aircraft Companies have joined together to acquire the assets of SAM Aircraft.
While at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2016, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, talks with Sebastien Heintz, the president and owner of the Zenith Aircraft Company. While there's lots to talk about regarding Zenith products, this conversation deals with the acquisition of SAM Aircraft.
Heintz says they are in the early stages of studying the airplane and the engineering data to decide how it would fit into their product line. Heintz goes into some details about the initial design of the SAM airplane and indicated the engineering and test data is quite thorough.
As Heintz talks about the airplane, it leads to the contemplation of the possibility of a light sport aerobatic airplane. However, during the interview Heintz does not give exact details as to how Zenith/Zenair will progress on bringing this airplane to market.
During the video, you'll see lots of great shots of the SAM, and you'll have to admit, it's a sweet looking little airplane.
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