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The adventures of The Airplane Factory

as they build a four seater Sling in 4 days at Africa Aerospace and Defense Airshow in South Africa.

Take a tour through the Airplane Factory with

Mike Blyth and James Pitman, founders, designers, test pilots and owners of TAF.
Sling 2
Sling 2

creating the most practical and desirable light sport aircraft available.

Warp Drive Ground Adjustable
or Airmaster Constant Speed
72” 3 blade

Rotax 912 ULS / iS
4 cylinder 1352cc
100hp / 75 kW

Sling 4
Sling 4

making the world a smaller place in the most enjoyable and efficient way to get around

Rotax 914 UL Turbo
4 cylinder 1280cc
115hp / 86 kW

Airmaster Constant Speed
72” 3 blade


What's Happening - News, Launches & Flyaways!


Sling Expedition - JHB to TAIWAN - The long way around 2015 Sling Group Expedition - Madagascar Tour 2015 with some of our Sling owners! Sling Expedition - Joburg to Brussels 2015 expedition-sling4-2013 expedition-sling4-2011 expedition-sling4-2011-poland


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Behind The Sling Manufacturing

A very dynamic team has helped The Airplane Factory grow from strength to strength.

We love hearing from our customers and value your questions and feedback.

Operating Hours:

07H30 to 17H00 Monday to Thursday

07:30 to 15:30 Fridays

Phone, email or visit us.

+27 (0)11 948 9898
086 632 4493 (RSA Only)

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Hangar 8

Tedderfield Airpark

23 Nettleton Road


S26°21'06" / E27°58'09"


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