Sonaca Aircraft is a new subsidiary of Sonaca. The company’s capital is held by Sonaca Group, The Airplane Factory (TAF) and the Co-Founders of Sonaca Aircraft: Sophie Lancereau, Carl Mengdehl and Pierre Vanwetter.
Sonaca Aircraft combines know how and expertise from both parents company: engineering, certification and production expertise on Sonaca’s side, design and assembly of a complete aircraft on TAF’s side. The first objective of this new company is to develop, certify and market a new aircraft : a two-seater specially adapted for training and leisure flights. In April 2015, a first demonstrator was assembled in Johannesburg and flown back (8 days and 55 hours flying across eastern Africa) to Brussels South Charleroi Airport, allowing to evaluate the aircraft performance on a long distance.