Margański & Mysłowski

Margański & Mysłowski Zakłady Lotnicze (Margański & Mysłowski Aviation Works) is a Polish aircraft and glider manufacturer, located in Bielsko-Biała. It designs and manufactures unlimited category aerobatic gliders and powered aircraft, wind turbines and composite structures.[1]

The Swift Aerobatic Display Team at Kemble Battle of Britain Weekend 2009. A Swift S-1 is performing continuous rolls while towed by a Piper Pawnee

The company began as Zakład Remontów i Produkcji Sprzętu Lotniczego (ZRiPS, Aviation Equipment Repair and Production Works), created in 1986 by Edward Margański [pl], and became the first privately owned aviation works in communist Poland after World War II.[citation needed] At first it repaired gliders. In the 1990s it undertook design work and designed gliders for Swift and MDM. The main designer was Edward Margański.

In 2001 the company started work on utility and training aircraft of composite construction and the corporate identity became E. Margański i Wspólnicy (E. Margański & Partners), a limited partnership. In 2005 the corporate identity was again revised to become a limited liability company, Margański and Mysłowski Zakłady Lotnicze Sp. z o.o. In 2011 company's status has been changed to Joint-stock company and its full name has been changed to Zakłady Lotnicze Margański & Mysłowski S.A.

Designs edit

  • Swift S-1 (single-seat aerobatic glider)
  • MDM-1 Fox (two-seater aerobatic glider)
  • Malgosia (motor Fox)[2]
  • Solo-Fox (conversion of the MDM-1 Fox prototype into a single seater)[3][4]
  • EM-10 Bielik (low-cost jet aeroplane for fighter pilots training)
  • EM-11 Orka (four-seater touring / executive aircraft)

References edit

  1. ^ Website of Margański & Mysłowski Zakłady Lotnicze Sp. z o. o. - accessed 2008-03-20
  2. ^ Margański & Mysłowski: Malgosia - accessed 2008-03-21
  3. ^ Margański & Mysłowski: Fox- accessed 2008-03-21
  4. ^ SAGA: Fox Archived 2008-03-07 at the Wayback Machine - accessed 2008-03-21

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