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.
On Saturday, September 7, AYJET, the approved training organization and flight school based in Istanbul (Turkey), received its first Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro. This was the first of the six Sonaca 200 ordered by AYJET in August 2018.
«Das Flugzeug fühlt sich wie ein richtiges Flugzeug an», ist der erste Kommentar des Fluglehrers Philippe Genoud von Air Espace, wenn er zu seinem Flug mit der Sonaca 200 befragt wird, der am 30. Mai auf dem Lausanner Flugplatz La Blécherette stattfand.
Voilà un véritable avion», tel a été le premier commentaire de Philippe Genoud, instructeur de vol chez Air Espace, interrogé sur son vol avec le Sonaca 200 qui s’est déroulé le 30 mai à l’aérodrome lausannois de La Blécherette. Genoud loue l’homogénéité du pilotage en vol, notant que l’avion se comporte très bien même en cas de décrochage.
Air Academy New CAG confirme sa commande de 4 Sonaca 200 supplémentaires
Air Academy New CAG has confirmed its order for 4 additional Sonaca 200s
- Presentation of the Sonaca 200 "glass cockpit" version during the 2019 Aero Friedrichshafen European general aviation exhibition
- Sonaca Aircraft will mark the digital shift by offering the Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro, a connected and intelligent plane
- The delivery of the first two Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro aircraft is scheduled in June 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.
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.
"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!"
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.
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.
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.
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.