Storm Aircraft

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Storm Aircraft
Privately held company
Industry Aerospace
Founded 1981
Headquarters Sabaudia, Italy
Products Kit aircraft
Microlight aircraft
Aircraft parts
Website www.stormaircraft.com

Storm Aircraft, also called the StormAircraft Group, is an Italian aircraft manufacturer based in Sabaudia. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of kit aircraft and microlight aircraft, predominantly for the European market, as well as sub-contract work for manufacturers of larger aircraft.[1][2]

Storm Aircraft was originally called SG Aviation srl, but changed its name for brand alignment. The company works predominantly with aluminum sheet and fibreglass construction methods for its kit aircraft.[1][2]

History[edit]

Founded in 1981 by a group of French and Italian aeronautical engineers as SG Aviation, the company engaged in sub-contract work including the Aermacchi MB-339 empennage and Martin-Baker ejection seat mechanical units. The company has designed and produced cold parts for engine nacelles, including inlets, fan cowls and EBU and systems-to-engine interfaces.[3]

The company has also sold over 1200 kit and complete aircraft to customers in 20 countries.[3]

Aircraft[edit]

Storm RG
Summary of aircraft built by SG Aviation and Storm Aircraft
Model name First flight Number built Type
Storm 280 two seat low-wing microlight aircraft
Storm 300 two seat low-wing homebuilt aircraft
Storm 320E two seat low-wing microlight aircraft
Storm Century two seat low-wing microlight aircraft
Storm Rally two seat high-wing microlight aircraft
Storm RG Fury two seat retractable gear low-wing microlight aircraft
Storm Sea Storm two to four seat amphibious flying boat homebuilt aircraft

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Purdy, Don: AeroCrafter - Homebuilt Aircraft Sourcebook, Fifth Edition, pages 245-246. BAI Communications, 15 July 1998. ISBN 0-9636409-4-1
  2. ^ a b Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, pages 77-78. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X
  3. ^ a b Storm Aircraft (n.d.). "Company Story". Retrieved 24 February 2014.

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