The Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the country is set to start the assembling/manufacturing/production of airplanes before President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure elapses come 2023. The Minister made this statement after he paid an inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft Industry in Pogany, Hungary.
According to a statement released by the Ministry’s spokesman, James Odaudu, the noted that the Minister said, “If we venture with them, we may start with assembling plant and later manufacturing.”
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Sirika said the Magnus aircraft is lightweight, good for military training, has an aerobatic maneuver and is made of high-strength composite materials.
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The plane, he added, uses normal car petrol and outperforms any training aircraft of its kind. He expressed satisfaction with the features and readiness to facilitate production in the country.
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