In the Works: Safire S-26

 - October 8, 2007, 12:44 PM

A scale model of the six-seat Safire S-26 ultralight twinjet is undergoing wind-tunnel testing with the goal of verifying the aerodynamic design before preliminary design reviews of the airplane’s cost, performance and features. Following the completion of these reviews and an anticipated design freeze this July, the detailed design and production documentation phase will begin. Recently announced as chairman of the Safire technical review board is Art Wegner, former chairman and CEO of Raytheon Aircraft.