Sleek, Sporty Sling 2 – TAIWAN!
WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN a guy with a background 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.
Mike Blyth is a dreamer and a doer. “All my life I’ve been a designer,” he said with a laugh. “I spend all of my waking hours thinking about designing things.” He had a vision to build the most practical and desirable light-sport aircraft available. In 2005 he founded The Airplane Factory to do exactly that. The head office and main factory of the international company is located in Johannesburg, South Africa, with an assembly plant in Taiwan and a distribution office in Los Angeles…