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The Swiss Air Force has certified the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro for the initial aptitude assessment programme called “SPHAIR”. The objective of the SPHAIR programme is to discover and assess young talents for a career as a pilot in the Swiss Air Force or general aviation.

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Sonaca Aircraft's long-standing clients have placed new orders for the Sonaca 200
November 30, 2021
As the year draws to a close, Sonaca Aircraft has received new orders from two long-standing clients: "Air Academy New CAG" (Belgium) and "Blackbushe Aviation" flying school and aeroclub (England). The new orders are for five Sonaca 200 Trainer NG aircraft.
 
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Blackbushe Aviation places a new order with Sonaca Aircraft
November 25, 2021

Blackbusche Aviation, a flying school located in London and the South East, is one of Sonaca Aircraft's historical clients. In November, the school placed a new order with Sonaca Aircraft

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Flight School Promotion receives its first Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro
November 10, 2021

New to the pilot training sector in Belgium: Flight School Promotion is a branch of Skydiving Promotion, which has been operating in commercial aviation for over 30 years.

Based at Spa airfield, the school provides students and pilots with a hangar, a flight preparation room and a classroom that can accommodate around fifteen students for theoretical lessons.

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October 14, 2021

For the 5th edition of the Portugal Air Summit, which takes place from October 13 to 17, 2021, the Pull Up Academy flight school announced that it has selected the Sonaca 200 to reinforce its fleet of training aircraft.

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Sonaca Aircraft taking part in the Clean Sky project
September 30, 2021
Reducing drag on aircraft is one of the key ways to improve aerodynamic performance, reduce fuel burn, and cut CO2 emissions. 
 
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BEA - Now representing Sonaca Aircraft in the UK
September 02, 2021
British European Aviation (BEA) has been appointed as the exclusive Sonaca Aircraft dealer for the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Channel Islands.
 
Testimonials
Stefano Buratti, CEO Aero Locarno
September 02, 2021

«  We use our sonaca 200 aircraft for more than 60 hours/month. From an operational point of view, it’s like night and day compared to our old fleet of aircraft! Switching to sonaca 200s has allowed us to lower our operating costs and increase the availability of our aircraft. »

 

 

Press release
August 30, 2021
Sonaca Aircraft has announced the appointment of Laurent Maroy as its new Chief Executive Officer.
 
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L’école d'aviation Aéropyrénées sélectionne le Sonaca 200
July 19, 2021

Forte de 50 ans d’expérience, Aéropyrénées propose un large éventail de formations de pilote sur le marché français à partir de ses deux sites : Perpignan et Toussus-le-Noble aux portes de Paris : formations initiales, formations avancées, formations modulaires et intégrées, formation d’instructeur, conversion OACI et qualifications de type.

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Sonaca Aircraft develops a utility version of the Sonaca 200
June 22, 2021
At the request of Stemme Belgium (in collaboration with Stratos Solution), Sonaca Aircraft has fitted a Sonaca 200 with a payload. Equipped with a Lidar and an RGB camera, the aircraft will be used (for example) for airborne data collection and maritime and border surveillance missions.
 
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Sonaca Aircraft has delivered 12 "Sonaca 200" to AYJET
April 21, 2021
Sonaca Aircraft has made a new delivery of 3 Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro to AYJET, bringing the
total number of aircraft delivered to date to 12.
 
"The close collaboration between AYJET and Sonaca Aircraft began in April 2018 at the
Aero Friedrichshafen show in Germany. By strengthening its fleet of "Sonaca 200" training
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Sales soar for Sonaca – the only aircraft to be made in Belgium
March 30, 2021

Sonaca Aircraft is busy delivering orders of its Sonaca 200 – the only aircraft to be manufactured in Belgium –following strong recent sales.

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Puzzle aéro à Namur
February 03, 2021
LE LIEU D’ASSEMBLAGE DU SONACA 200. L’usine est flambant neuve. Ici, les Sonaca 200 prennent forme et se préparent à rendre de bons et loyaux services au sein des écoles et autres clubs. Ambiance industrielle.
 
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Die Sonaca 200, ein echter Überflieger in der Branche
November 30, 2020

Sonaca Aircraft ist eine Tochtergesellschaft der wallonischen Sonaca-Gruppe, die seit mehr als 80 Jahren einer der wichtigsten Akteure in den Bereichen Entwicklung, Herstellung und Montage integrierter Strukturen für den zivilen Markt, das Militär und die Raumfahrt ist. Die Sonaca-Gruppe ist in fünf Business Lines aktiv: Aerostructure, Defense, Services, Innovation und Space.

Press release
November 23, 2020
Aero Locarno doubles its order
 
In March 2020, Aero Locarno (Switzerland) has signed for 5 Sonaca 200 Trainer Pros. The Approved-Training Organisation has just decided to double the initial order bringing the revised order to a total of 10 aircraft.
 
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Newsletter November 2020
November 17, 2020

Sur le site de l'aérodrome de Namur en Belgique, Sonaca aircraft réalise l'assemblage du monomoteur biplace à aile basse "Sonaca 200" destiné à la formation des pilotes et aux vols de loisir.

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Newsletter November 2020
November 17, 2020
At Temploux aerodrome in Belgium, Sonaca Aircraft assembles the "Sonaca 200", a low-wing two-seater signle-engine aircraft designed for pilot training and leisure flights.
 
In the course of assembly : the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro equipped with the Garmin GI275 multifunction instrument
 
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Die belgische Offensive
November 02, 2020
Bewährtes verfeinert, Modernes hinzugefügt und das Ganze sauber verarbeitet – das war das Rezept für die Sonaca 200. Das Resultat, ein Ganzmetall-Tiefdecker, überzeugt auf der ganzen Linie. Das Flugzeug ist nicht spektakulär, aber modern, solide und ökonomisch. Aero Locarno und die Motorfluggruppe Zürich sind die ersten
Kunden in der Schweiz.
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Sonaca 200 obtains SPHAIR certification from the Swiss Air Force
October 20, 2020

The Swiss Air Force has certified the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro for the initial aptitude assessment programme called “SPHAIR”. The objective of the SPHAIR programme is to discover and assess young talents for a career as a pilot in the Swiss Air Force or general aviation.

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Motorfluggruppe Zürich buys two Sonaca 200s
October 08, 2020
As part of its efforts to rejuvenate its fleet of aircraft, Motorfluggruppe Zurich (Aeroclub and Flying School) has just placed an order for two Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro versions.
"We have chosen the Sonaca 200 because it is a robust and easy to repair trainer aircraft that can be flown even