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The Flight Design CTLS is a single engine, two-seat high-wing ultralight aircraft. The Flight Design CTLS is made in full composite construction and is powered by a Rotax 912ULS or 912 iS engine. The Flight Design CTLS is a product of Flight Design GmbH based in Germany. Production of the high-technology, carbon-fiber CT (Composite Technology) ultralight aircraft started in 1997. The Flight Design CT was a striking appearance with the largest cabin in its class. The CTLS (Light Sport version) was a further development of the CT and permitted by the German DAeC on 7 Februay 2008. The CTLS has an upgraded landing gear and a 36cm longer fuselage that improve handling, maximum speed and comfort in turbulence. The CTLS has a standard BRS parachute system. On 7 October 2008, the CTLS was permitted by the DAeC to tow sailpanes when powered by a Rotax 912S or 912 ULS engine. On 29 June 2013, the Rotax 912iS was permitted for the CTLS. Production of the airframes takes place in the Ukraine; since 2008 assembly of the airframes and the final production of the aircraft takes place in the factory in Kamenz in Germany. Almost 2000 CT aircraft are delivered worldwide by Flight Design GmbH. Almost 2000 CT aircraft are delivered worldwide by Flight Design GmbH.

In mid-February 2016, the management of Flight Design GmbH has made an application for insolvency after an international customer had not settled a bill of over seven figures.

On 18 July 2010, the Flight Design CTLS s/n F-10-06-09 D-MTLS flew first. The 2010-built Flight Design CTLS D-MTLS was active as a glider tow during during "25 Jahre Flugplatz Dankern".

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