Is Tecnam P2008 a light sport aircraft?

Is Tecnam P2008 a light sport aircraft?

For Light Sport Luxury, look no further than the TECNAM P2008, a two-seat aircraft that combines carbon-fibre fuselage and metal wings. This blending of materials results in an unparalleled balance of flight control feel, comfortable cross-country ride and room to stretch out.

Where are tecnam airplanes made?

Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam operates two separate production facilities in Italy; the Casoria facility is located adjacent to Naples Capodichino Airport. The Capua facility is located adjacent to the Oreste Salomone Airport.

Does Diamond still make the DA20?

With nearly 7,000,000 flight hours across the DA20 fleet in the world, it is a high utilization aircraft, with unlimited lifetime on the airframe and unparalleled value retention. The first brand new 2020 DA20-C1 were delivered in August 2020; Diamond is currently taking new orders for delivery in 2021.

Why the Tecnam P2008?

The result of this blending of building materials is an aircraft with an unparalleled balance of flight control feel, comfortable cross country ride and room to stretch out while still being able to take what you need with you. The Tecnam P2008 is the first Tecnam aircraft fitted with the all new Rotax 912iS engine.

What kind of engine does a P2008 have?

The P2008 has a low set all-moving constant chord tailplane with an anti-balance tab. The fin is swept and the rudder moves above the tailplane. The P2008 is powered by a Rotax 912ULS flat four piston engine driving a two blade propeller. The cabin seats two side-by side with a door each side and baggage space behind.

When did the Aero P2008 come out?

It was introduced at the AERO Friedrichshafen 2009 show, with first deliveries in December 2009. The P2008 is a conventionally laid out strut braced high-wing monoplane aimed specifically at the US market.

When was the first P2008 delivered to the US?

The first flight was on 30 September 2008. The first P2008 was delivered to the US in December 2009. By November 2010 six had been registered in Australia, Italy, South Korea and the United States.