09/30/2007. This is the 70% scale prototype of a multi-purpose
aircarft known as the Land Development Aircraft in the utility role
and as the Light Defence Aircraft in the military role. It was flown
for the first time on August 14, 1971, with the designer David
Lockspeiser at the controls.
The production version was intended as a passenger, freight or vehicle
transport, as an agricultural, ambulance, survey or firefighting
aircraft, light troop transport or battlefiled support aircraft.