Ikarus C42

The best-selling microlight-type aircraft in Germany is the Ikarus C42, manufactured in southern Germany by the Comco-Ikarus company. The C42 was first produced in 1997, and there have now been over 400 of these aircraft delivered. At present, approximately 80 Ikarus C42's are produced annually with about 50 being sold in Germany and about 30 being delivered in other countries around the world. In Germany, the C42 now sells in almost four-times the numbers each year as its nearest competitor.