“Freshly back from their most successful Oshkosh ever, The Airplane Factory’s fly-in at their factory at Tedderfield Airpark on Saturday took place in glorious weather. From humble beginnings the Sling people now, with the exception of two hangars and a residential property, occupies all of the northern side of the airpark, a total of more
The exhilaration of being at the controls of an award-winning light aircraft is now within the grasp of every adventure-loving pilot (novice or veteran) with the all-South African Sling models from The Airplane Factory (TAF) now available for hire and even for self-fly ‘safari’ jaunts. Read The African Pilot Full Article Here
Naples, Florida. (March 1, 2019) – The local chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association unveiled its new program at the Naples Airport with a ribbon cutting and open house. The Naples Aviation Youth Project, a 501(c)(3) Florida nonproﬁt corporation, will be taking oﬀ shortly with their ﬁrst group of young aviation enthusiasts on a big
"Madikwe West Traffic, Foxtrot Zulu Foxtrot, Sling 2, turning left base for Runway 08, any traffic?" "Foxtrot Zulu Foxtrot, caution zebras crossing the threshold of Runway 08." This from a recently landed Cessna Caravan of Federal Air, a South African regional carrier.
What do you get when a guy with a degree in architecture, design, engineering and flight instruction who knows precisely what he wants in an airplane decides to just make one himself? Answer: The light-sport Sling 2. sa-light-aviation-magazine-04-2016 Size: 1.63 MB Format : PDF Preview
The Amazing ROTAX AND SLING 2 An aeroplane is a marriage between an airframe and an engine. In fact, a savvy designer begins by selecting an engine that will best give expression to the idea in mind. WW2 would have been quite different without Rolls Royce’s Merlin. It powered the Spitfire and Hurricane that won