New AULA Flying Boat Amphibian


January 2019 — AeroVolga, aircraft manufacturer of the Borey Amphibious Aircraft, received Transport Canada’s letter of acceptance for the Borey model A, an Advanced Ultra-Light Aeroplane (AULA). This is the first amphibious flying boat AULA of 2019 in Canada and will certainly provide an advantage to Flight schools. Students will be able to acquire their Ultra-Light Pilot permit on land and get checked out as a seaplane pilot.

AeroVolga’s team of engineers worked long and hard to optimize weight and simplicity while maximizing strength and serviceability for the Canadian AULA market.

AeroVolga Scientific Production Association (SPA) is a Russian Limited Liability Company founded in 2002. The first aircraft manufactured, the LA-8 twin engine eight-seat amphibious aircraft, made its inaugural flight in 2004. The company received the Quality System Certificate ISO 9001: 2008 (GOST ISO 9001-2011) in relation to the design, production, operation of aircraft, helicopters and other aircraft.

The Aero Volga’s complex has a total area of 550,000 m2, including – “an aerodrome with two runways (concrete and grass),” industrial, manufacturing facility and auxiliary buildings of 2,500 m2. Currently with a staff of approximately 100 skilled professionals throughout several divisions: design office, production (work-shops), maintenance and continued airworthiness. The company works in close international cooperation with foreign partners in particular with the Swiss company Aeronautique Design & Service Bureau.

The Borey

Leveraging Aero Volga’s extensive experience and manufacturing capability, the design of a two-seat amphibious aircraft was initiated and in 2016 the Borey’s first flight was celebrated, sales efforts took place in 2017 and the first deliveries to customers in Summer 2018. To date a total of eight aircraft manufactured, five have been delivered to customers including three for Germany and the first Borey to be delivered to Canada in early Spring 2019.

In October 2016, representatives of AeroVolga met with Transport Canada in Ottawa to discuss AULA -TP10141 design standards and requirements to qualify and to be listed as an eligible Advanced Ultra-Light Aeroplane.

Borey’s Achievement

In summer of 2018, three AeroVolga aircraft, one Borey two seater accompanied by two LA-8 performed a flight around the world along the Polar Circle over the territories of nine countries: Russia, USA, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. The trip took 43 days, the aircraft flew more than 20,000 km over land, seas and oceans without failure or incident.

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