The certification of Sonaca 200 aircraft is a historic moment in Belgian aviation

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. The awarding of EASA airworthiness certificate means the aircraft is fit to fly in Europe and the rest of the world - a major achievement after the end of a three-year procedure.