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Noordzee Vliegclub Oostende has signed a purchase agreement yesterday for a second Sonaca 200 (OO-NZE)
March 01, 2019
Noordzee Vliegclub Oostende heeft gisteren het contract getekend voor de aankoop van een tweede Sonaca 200 (OO-NZE), levering is voorzien in januari 2020. Eerstdaags zal de eerste Sonaca 200 (OO-NZD) de Oostendse vloot vervoegen. Volgend jaar viert NZVC zijn 50-jarig bestaan.
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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH JACQUES BODART, SONACA AIRCRAFT TEST PILOT
February 27, 2019

Jacques Bodart is closely linked to the Sonaca 200 certification program. He was the one who carried out the second phase of the flight tests, namely the plane’s spin tests.

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ASL has chosen the Sonaca 200 to support the development of its training center
January 25, 2019

As a specialized stakeholder in the management and operation of private jets, ASL operates personal and "charter” flights in Europe. In conjunction with the company JetNetherlands (takeover in 2014), ASL has a fleet of 30 aircraft ranging from 4-seater to 30-seater jets.

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Sonaca 200 deliveries: feedback from the first customers
January 17, 2019

"We recently received our first Sonaca 200 and we are busy qualifying our instructors and making differential trainings on this brand new trainer. Our new acquisition is meeting our expectations!"

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The certification of Sonaca 200 aircraft is a historic moment in Belgian aviation
January 11, 2019

Taking off from Temploux Aerodrome in Namur this autumm is the Sonaca 200 training aircraft - a new single-engin, two-seater plane destined for the flight school and leisure market. It's the first time in decades that a Belgian aerolplane has bee launched.

Testimonials
We Flew Sonaca 200 - Rodric
November 27, 2018

After having flown the OO-SON demonstrator in 2016, I had the opportunity to once again fly on the OO-NEW pre-series machine on 24 September 2018 during Pierre Van Wetter’s tour in Switzerland.

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We Flew the Sonaca 200 - Rodric
November 27, 2018

Après avoir volé le démonstrateur OO-SON en 2016, j’ai eu l’occasion de revoler sur la machine de présérie OO-NEW le 24 septembre 2018 lors d’une tournée en Suisse de Pierre van  Wetter.

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Sonaca 200 Le VLA “made in Belgium”
November 23, 2018
Un nouveau Very Light Aircraft (VLA) certifié sur le
marché : un candidat idéal pour l’école et le voyage.
Biplace côte-côte, tricycle, alu riveté… cet avion conçu
et fabriqué par le grand groupe belge Sonaca répond
par ses qualités de vol, sa robustesse et son autonomie
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Take Off Sirius Flight Report - ONE OF THE BEST IN TEST
November 22, 2018

On Friday the 24th of August, I had the opportunity to perform a test flight in the Sonaca 200 with Pierre Van Wetter. Pierre and another colleague have been involved in this pro-ject since day one. He is currently responsible for sales and marketing. Pierre received his masters degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Liège.

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Sonaca Aircraft has delivered the first two Sonaca 200s
October 17, 2018
The aviation schools "Belgian Flight School" (BFS)1 and “Air Academy New CAG" (New CAG)2 have received the first Sonaca 200s. These deliveries were scheduled during the EASA CS-VLA certification of the Sonaca 200 which was issued in June3.
 
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CONFERENCE AEROSCOPIA: ZOOM SUR LE SONACA 200
October 12, 2018
Conférence au musée Aeroscopia le 27 Octobre 2018
"Le développement et la certification
d’un avion léger : de l’étude de marché
à la mise en production"
Par les co-fondateurs de Sonaca Aircraft
Conférence incluse dans le prix d’entrée du musée
Autour de l’îlot dédié à l’avion biplace nouvelle génération
Press release
September 30, 2018
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Flieger magazin - VLA-Neuling aus Belgien
August 29, 2018
Sonaca? Kennt in Deutschland kaum jemand, dabei reicht die Luftfahrtgeschichte
des belgischen Herstellers bis ins Jahr 1915 zurück. Sein erstes eigenes Flugzeug ist ein grundsolider Trainer, der es mit der populären Cessna 152 aufnehmen will
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FLYER Test Flight - New Kid on the Apron - Ian Seager & Ed Hicks
August 29, 2018
With the ink barely dry on its EASA certification, Europe’s newest GA trainer, the Sonaca 200 is about to start appearing on flying school fleets, including some in the UK…
WORDS Ian Seager PHOTOGRAPHY Ed Hicks
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Aviation & Pilote : Sonaca 200 Trainer - Designed by pilots for pilots
July 09, 2018
Après deux ans de travail et de modifications
majeures, l’avionneur belge Sonaca Aircraft
est en passe d’obtenir la certification
CS-VLA de son biplace Sonaca 200 Trainer.
Cet avion est destiné aux écoles de pilotage
et aux aéro-clubs à la recherche d’un
appareil robuste, économique et sain en vol.
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VOL HISTORIQUE D’UN SONACA 200 ET D’UN TIPSY DANS LE CIEL BELGE
July 04, 2018
Le 9 mai 2018, un avion de type Sonaca 200 a pris son envol aux côtés d’un avion Tipsy Nipper. Les deux appareils ont effectué
un vol en formation en direction du site du groupe aéronautique Sonaca à Gosselies (Belgique); un moment très symbolique et
riche en émotion pour les deux pilotes, Edouard Martin et Pierre Van Wetter1.
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HISTORIC FLIGHT OF A SONACA 200 AND A TIPSY AIRCRAFT IN THE BELGIAN SKY
July 04, 2018
On May 9, 2018, a Sonaca 200 plane took off next to a Tipsy Nipper. The two aircraft accomplished a formation flight towards the
Sonaca aviation group headquarters in Gosselies (Belgium). This was a very symbolic, rich and emotional moment for the two
pilots, Edouard Martin and Pierre Van Wetter1.
Press release
June 25, 2018
NEWS
  • Sonaca Aircraft has been given EASA CS-VLA certification for the Sonaca 200
  • The delivery of the first SONACA 200 models is scheduled for September 2018
  • Two versions are available for sale: The Sonaca 200 Trainer & The Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro
  • Sonaca Aircraft is working on developing two new versions of the plane: UPRT and IFR
Press release
April 19, 2018
Première présentation du nouvel avion monomoteur biplace (Sonaca 200) à l’occasion du salon
européen de l’aviation générale Aero Friedrichshafen
Le Sonaca 200 a terminé le programme d’essais en vol et s’apprête à être certifié EASA dans la catégorie CS-VLA
Press release
April 19, 2018
Erste Präsentation des neuen einmotorigen Zweisitzers (Sonaca 200) anlässlich der Europäischen
Fachmesse für die Allgemeine Luftfahrt Aero in Friedrichshafen.
Die Sonaca 200 hat das Testflugprogramm abgeschlossen und ist nun für die EASA- Zertifizierung in der
Kategorie CS-VLA bereit.