June 7, 2017

The Zenair SAM


A few years ago, a young French entrepreneur set out to design a new type of light aircraft in Lachute, QC.

Thierry Zibi, against all odds, got the SAM to market but discovered being an aircraft manufacturer wasn’t to his taste. He sold the project to Zenair, which has revamped the design into a high performance aerobatic aircraft.

Russ Niles interviewed Matt Heintz at Sun ‘n Fun.