New owner for Waco Air­craft

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Di­mor Group Inc has ac­quired Waco Air­craft Cor­po­ra­tion, man­u­fac­turer of the YMF-5 D/F and Great Lakes 2T-1A-2 ’retro’ bi­planes. Di­mor says it will con­tinue to sup­port the com­pany and ‘fur­ther de­velop the mar­ket for such clas­sic air­craft’ and has ‘planned projects that also in­clude re­pro­duc­ing other land­marks in avi­a­tion his­tory’. Dis­tri­bu­tion of the Waco range in Europe will be han­dled through a Di­mor Group branch at Düben­dorf Air­port in Switzer­land.

Waco Pres­i­dent Peter Bow­ers, who will con­tinue in his po­si­tion with the com­pany, said: “We are very pleased with the ac­qui­si­tion of Waco by Di­mor Group and we firmly be­lieve they will be a good ste­ward of the Waco tra­di­tion and brand. We are look­ing for­ward to work­ing to­gether to build a great fu­ture for the com­pany.”

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