In addition to distribution of the currently manufactured aircraft, Direct Fly also develop and design ultra-light aircraft. In this field, the company cooperates with leading technical universities in the Czech Republic, namely the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Brno Technical University. The universities provide progressive computing and design platform necessary for the development of new aircraft. Feedback is provided to these institutions in the form of produced prototypes that are tested by Direct Fly in practice. As a result, the permanent connection with the academic sphere ensures introducing of latest trends in the field of light sports aircraft.