Direct Fly is a small company manufacturing and developing ultra-light aircraft. The company has its headquarters and design office in Brno. The ALTO 912TG production facility is located in the town of Hluk, in the Zlín region. Test-flying and finishing operations are performed at the Kroměříž airport.

The beginnings of the company date back to the year 2000, when the company developed a new wooden aircraft. Since 2007, Direct Fly has been fully committed to small-scale production of the ALTO aircraft. More than 70 aircraft of this type are currently operated worldwide. The company therefore focuses primarily on small-scale production of the ALTO aircraft and selling of Technology Transfer licenses. Direct Fly is also involved in designing of new ultralight aircraft – ORANGE and STOL CRUISER. The company owns and offers forming and machining production capacities (mainly for aluminum alloys).



Company established

Emergence of the Czech company Direct Fly producing of all-metal ultralight aircraft.


Granting a type certificate

The beginnings of small-scale production of the ALTO aircraft. Production and assembly takes place in the town of Hluk, in the Zlín region.


Hole to Hole

First aircraft produced using Hole to Hole method, which makes production and assembly much more efficient. Learn more about this technology here.


ALTO number DF050

Direct Fly made its 50th ALTO aircraft.

April 2016

Wanfeng Aviation

Technology Transfer Agreement signed with Chinese company Wanfeng Aviation. For details see here. The Technology Transfer (TT) includes handover of complete drawing documentation, technical support and employee training. Find out more about the TT here.

September 2016

First stage of training

The first stage of Technology Transfer training for Chinese company Wanfeng Aviation began. At this stage, employees are acquainted with engine installation and finishing operations on the aircraft.

March 2017

The first flight of the ALTO aircraft in Chinese airspace

The Direct Fly Team was sent to China to provide technical support and test-fly the assembled aircraft. Find out more about this here.


July 2017

Second stage of training

The second stage of training for Wanfeng Aviation focuses on building the airframe and the wing of the ALTO. More about Technology Transfer can be found here.