As development of airplanes continues in earnest so does development of Bede Aero Southeast, our first distributor and build facility in Florida. The welcome we have received and the willingness of all involved to roll out the red carpet for us has been fantastic and we look forward to welcoming you all to the facility as soon as possible.
Some of the amenities at the facility will include a full builder assist facility as well as a beautiful show room. We even have a partnership in place with the flight school on the field. Sailfish Aviation will work with our builders to keep them current and offer them great rates to train in a range of different airplanes.
More progress to report on the latest Jim Bede airplane scheduled to launch at Oshkosh this year. Happy to report that the progress on the BD-22 continues at a rapid pace. The airplane is going to be beautiful and we will opening the order books for interested parties at the end of June. The airplane has just been finalized to fly "canopy open" and we are very excited to bring her to you in a matter of just a few short months now.
FAA Approved Simulator
In other news the Bede Aero Southeast facility will be working with a new FAA Approved simulator offering our customers a huge variety of training options and the ability to gain logged hours towards your licence and currency. There will be everything available from a course of introductory VFR lessons to complex instrument approaches and check rides as well as a live air traffic control network to train on radio communications and English language skills.
We will be offering a ten hour package with your builder assist purchase to familiarize yourself with the BD you are building so you gain confidence in the performance profile and avionics layout in the airplane before you fly your newly built BD aircraft home.
N4BD our BD-4C has just arrived in the sunny skies of Florida where she is to reside for the moment. We are excited to welcome potential builders to see her and take a flight to see how beautiful, fast and roomy a BD-4C is!
In more exciting news we are also now offering carbon fiber wing tips with our 4C kits as well as a new panel option for the airplane with a full avionics package for around $10,000 utilizing the latest and greatest in safety and technology.
Please call for more information on this and all options for building your new four place BD-4C. (772)-801-9448.
New Website Goes Live!
If you have not visited us lately then you will be in for a very pleasant surprise at our newly remodeled website. We have a reworked shopping cart and many more products coming to the store that we think you may like a lot.
Just visit www.jimbede.com and we are constantly improving things so please bear with us while we perfect the site and remember there is a contact us form right there to get in touch too.