Tecnam Us Inc. Celebrates Sales Success At Sun’N’Fun 2014
Led by Tecnam USA Inc. Director of Sales, Shannon Yeager, the new dedicated USA based Tecnam team confirmed sales orders for 12 Tecnam aircraft, including the Tecnam Astore next-generation LSA, the P2008 and P2006T Twin.
Tecnam highlights at Sun n’ Fun 2014 included;
The announcement of the establishment of the TECNAM US Inc. customer delivery center, assembly facility and U.S. headquarters at the Sebring Regional Airport in Florida and the creation of an enhanced nationwide sales and customer support network.
The North American debut of the Tecnam Astore next-generation LSA, featuring
Sales orders for 12 aircraft (Tecnam Astore, P2006T Twin & P2008)
The establishment of TECNAM US Inc. is a result of a significant investment that will include not only the new Sebring facility and personnel but will create an enhanced nationwide sales and support network offering a wide range of services.
Regional TECNAM US Inc. Sales and Tecnam Service Centers include:
• HOVA (Heart of Virginia Aviation) located in Virginia
• West Coast Sport Aircraft, Inc. located in California
• Midwest Company located in Minnesota
All locations will have Tecnam aircraft demonstrators available for flight tests by prospective customers.
The TECNAM US Inc. Sebring facility will be the North American center for:
• Customer Service and Support
• Spare Parts
• Re-assembly (both LSA and Part 23 certified aircraft)
• Sales and Marketing
Other Tecnam models such as the P2002 Sierra, P92 Echo Light and P92 Tail Dragger are available on request to address specific customer missions.
The Tecnam Astore is an all new two seat, low wing, single-engine airplane that offers superlative performance, featuring state of the art avionics, including the all new Garmin G3X touch screen glass flight display system.
The airframe is entirely built in metal with fairings and upper radome in carbon/glass fiber with epoxy matrix.
Low operating costs are assured through Tecnam’s close association with Rotax. All of this results in a remarkably efficient airplane, with customers being offered a choice of how they want their Tecnam ‘Astore’ powered, be it with the Rotax 912ULS2, the all new 912iS” or the turbo charged Rotax 914UL2 engine.
The Tecnam Astore next-generation Light Sports Aircraft has achieved full FAA special airworthiness certification and was unveiled to North America’s GA community at the Sun n’ Fun International Fly-In & Expo.
Tecnam USA Inc.’s Director of Sales, Shannon Yeager comments, “We are delighted with the response of the General Aviation community with the establishment of our new North American facilities and support network. My team and I be totally focused on ensuring that our North American customers have easy and enjoyable access to our wide range of innovative and affordable aircraft.”