Aero-TV: Staying Power -- Flight Design USA's Tom Peghiny Updates the CTLSI | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Most Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date



Airborne-Wednesday Airborne-Thursday


Airborne On YouTube






Thu, Apr 18, 2013

Aero-TV: Staying Power -- Flight Design USA's Tom Peghiny Updates the CTLSI

One of the LSA Movement's Few True Success Stories Evolves Yet Again

There are but a few truly successful stories in the LSA community. After fighting years of false hope and bitter hype, only a few manufacturers have proven their mettle sufficiently not only to survive but to come out on top of a competition that can have but a few real winner.

One of those winners is the Flight Design CT series... solid little airplanes, that fly well, look good and are supported both professionally as well as competently. BUT... it's time for the CT series to evolve yet again.

In addition to a number of long-awaited avionics upgrades, the big news revolves around the adaptation of the fuel-injected Rotax 912iS to this amazing little airframe.

The injected engine was projected by Rotax to improve fuel economy by 20 percent, along with other improvements. As with all Rotax engines, 91-octane automobile gasoline works very well at lower cost. The engine can also use 100 LL AvGas or can mix either in any proportion.

“We now have several CTLSi aircraft equipped with the Rotax 912iS engine in the USA and more en route from Germany,” said Flight Design USA President Tom Peghiny. “Early reports from our dealers across the country are a strong indication of the popularity we can expect from the CTLSi.” Peghiny said that after seven years of importing the Flight Design CT series, the model remains atop the market share list, a position it has enjoyed since the beginning of the Light-Sport Aircraft era.

Copyright 2013, Aero-News Network, Inc., All Rights Reserved.




More News

Kickstarting Your Aviation Journey at Oshkosh 2024

A Guide to Making the Most out of the World’s Biggest Airshow EAA’s Oshkosh Airventure generates fun for all aviation lovers. You get a chance to see, touch, and maybe >[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (07.22.24)

"We're excited to offer our advanced avionics to a broader range of aircraft while maintaining our commitment to value. Twin-engine aircraft usually pay a significant premium to eq>[...]

Electric Power Systems Seeks TSO for Rechargeable Battery System

Modular, Scalable Lithium Battery System for Select Aircraft Electric Power Systems, Inc., announced that it has submitted its application to the FAA for a Technical Standard Order>[...]

Advanced Micro Turbines Find Footing in USA

350 Pound-feet of Thrust Now Available in a Small, Lightweight Package UAV Propulsion Tech signed an agreement with AMT-Advanced Micro Turbines to begin marketing their tiny little>[...]

Klyde Morris (07.22.23)

Klyde Provokes The Ultimate Oshkosh Invite... Sorta... FMI:>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus





© 2007 - 2024 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC