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Hungary’s first small plane completes flight to US!

Hungary’s Magnus Aircraft has announced that the Fusion 212 ultralight, two-seater, internal combustion engined light aircraft has completed a successful transatlantic test flight from Hungary to the United States.

Magnus Aircraft said the Fusion 212 flew 8,000 km from Pécs Pogany Airport in southwestern Hungary and logged more than 50 hours of flight time.

The company said it hopes to sell the Fusion 212 in the United States and has already obtained the necessary license to conduct a pilot training program.Magnus Aircraft currently owns one prototype of the plane. We have three more on order, and we are aiming to sell 24 in the US a year.

The company employs 100 people and hopes to add 15 more by the end of the year. They plan to use 60% of his annual capacity in 2022. In collaboration with Ovda University in Budapest, work is underway to develop an eFusion light electric aircraft, and Magnus’ Fusion 213 may soon hit the market.

Magnus Aircraft has a budget of 850 million forints (2.1 million euros) revenue and 100 million forints (250,000 Euro) last year’s loss. By 2022, we hope to double our revenue and be profitable.

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sauce: MTI

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