First Venezuelan-Made Aircraft Successfully Completes Maiden Flight (SIBO-100)

Venezuelan Vice Minister of Air Transport and President of the Venezuelan Consortium of Industrias Aeronáuticas y Servicios Aéreos SA (Conviasa), Ramón Celestino Velásquez Araguayán, celebrated the first flight of the Simón Bolívar SIBO-100 aircraft—manufactured completely in Venezuela—on his Twitter account.

“The SIBO-100 aircraft successfully executed the first flight on the Maiquetía-Maracay route, demonstrating that it is possible to advance in the consolidation and promotion of the Venezuelan aeronautical industry,” said Velásquez.

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“We are deeply moved to see the Simón Bolívar-100, an aircraft assembled by the National Aeronautical Company, EANSA, in collaboration with the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services,” said the Vice Minister of Air Transport.

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For his part, the Minister for Transportation, Hipólito Abreu, also highlighted on Twitter that “it’s the first aircraft that will enter the production line at the National Aeronautical Company (EANSA). SIBO-100, a symbol of victory for all the Venezuelan people, demonstrates that together we can make the dream of Venezuelan power come true.”

 

Featured image: File photo.

(La IguanaTV)

Translation: OT/JRE/SL