SEBRING, FL — By seeing the Flight Design MC in the lobby of the Sebring Regional Airport, visitors can buy a ticket to win the new Light-Sport Aircraft.
"The Sebring Regional Airport offered their terminal building to display the 2009 EAA Sweepstakes airplane, the all new Flight Design MC," says John Hurst, Sebring Aviation manager.
The German-designed MC (Metal Construction) is the first newly-introduced aircraft to be given away in the EAA's annual fund-raiser. In response to the Sebring Airport offer, the task of disassembling and reassembling the plane in the terminal was accomplished by staff from Flight Design's Southeast US distributor, Sebring Aviation, also known as Flight Design Southeast.
The MC was donated to the EAA by Flight Design of Germany, and is offered as the Grand Prize for the 2009 EAA Sweepstakes, which benefits the Wisconsin organization's Young Eagles program that has introduced more than 1.4 million young people to the joy of flight. The drawing to find a winner of the new MC will be held at AirVenture 2009, the large EAA convention in Oshkosh, WI.
The aircraft will be on display in the Sebring terminal building until Friday, April 17, when it will be removed from the airport terminal and taken to Sun 'n Fun to be on display April 21–26, 2009.
Sweepstakes tickets are available at the fuel desk in the Sebring Terminal building. A $1 donation suggested for each entry will be collected to benefit the Young Eagles program.
Unveiled and introduced at AirVenture 2008 the Flight Design MC is the new aluminum and steel aircraft offered by Flight Design, joining the company's carbon fiber CTLS and CTsw. MC is especially well suited to flight schools, and any recreational pilot looking for a spacious, comfortable, easy-to-fly aircraft.