The Minister of Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika has expressed confidence that before President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023, the nation will have a Nigerian made plane.
Sirika said this while on a visit to Magnus Aircraft Industry in Pogany, Hungary. Nigeria hopes to partner with the Hungarians to realise their ambitions.
According to the Ministry’s Public Affairs Director, Mr. James Odaudu: “If we venture we them, we may start with assembling plant and later manufacturing.”
He added that the Magnus aircraft is an aeroplane good for military training, stating that: “It has an aerobatic maneuver and is made of fully composite materials; high strength and very lightweight.”
According to him, “Aerobatics is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight. Aerobatics are also performed in airplanes and gliders for training, recreation, entertainment, and sport.”
“One of the significant features of the Magnus aircraft is that it uses normal car petrol and outperforms any training aircraft of its kind.”
Curled from: Nigeria Newsdesk|Twitter