ABOUT THE COMPANY

Direct Fly is a czech company manufacturing and developing ultra-light aircraft.

The company has its headquarters and design office in Brno. The ALTO 912 TG production facility is located also in Brno, at the Medlánky airfield. 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 80 aircraft of this type are currently operated worldwide. The company therefore focuses primarily on the small-scale production of the ALTO aircraft and on selling the Technology Transfer licenses. Direct Fly is also involved in designing new ultralight aircraft – ORANGE and STOL CRUISER. The company owns and offers forming and machining production capacities, mainly for aluminum alloys.

HISTORY

2007

Company established

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

2008

Granting a type certificate

The beginnings of small-scale production of the ALTO 912 TG aircraft. Production and assembly takes place in the town of Hluk in the Zlín region.

2009

Match Hole

First aircraft produced by using Match Hole Technology, which makes production and assembly much more efficient.

2013

ALTO number DF050

Direct Fly made its 50th ALTO aircraft.

April 2016

Wanfeng Aviation

Technology Transfer Agreement signed with Chinese company Wanfeng Aviation. The Technology Transfer (TT) includes handover of complete drawing documentation, technical support and employee training.

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.

 

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.

July 2018

New Company Address

Moving of the company to the new place at Medlánky airfield (LKCM). Together with the managment the manufacturing site and the assembly line were moved as well.

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