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Our Team

Making STOL Aircraft

Built tough for the Outback conditions…

Ole Hartmann

Managing Director and Founder

RAA level 2 unrestricted maintainer, has been designing Aircraft since 2000 and a pilot since 1989. When Ole’s not flying or testing or building all metal STOL aircraft, he is a passionate hang glider and paraglider pilot competing throughout Australia. Ole’s field and BRP Rotax service is well known in the Outback of Australia and New Zealand.

Chris Wright

Aircraft Builder / Engineer

Most talented engineer with a history and passion in motorsport has been involved with AAK since day one. When he is not machining , welding, building a Hornet  or getting a Rotax engine running  we can find him fishing  or attending motorsport events.

Shannon Gosper

Aircraft Builder and Parts

All-round talent keeping up the flow of precision made parts and component assembly at AAK. He is passionate about aviation  and  Spitfires. He can be found at the local model airfield flying and helping out newbies  or running the Club scene. He is  MAAA certified heavy model  inspector.

Bruce & Mary

Aircraft Builder and Pilot

Both Mary & Bruce are RAA pilots and involved in the  public relations sector of AAK, from organising PR to photo shoots , to leasing with regulators and events. Helping with open days and Community involvement , keeping followers in the loop and much more.

Since 2003

AAK was established in 2003 and has been working since then on delivering design solutions for STOL/Utility aircraft in the RAA and GA experimental classes. With our team of highly qualified staff coming from all areas of the aviation industry we are considered to be the most innovative aircraft design and manufacturing company in Australia today.

Innovative Ideas

We strive to supply highly functional and efficient aircraft that are economic to purchase and operate. Our innovative approach allows us to provide the best solution in aircraft design to fulfil the demand and requirements of the flying community from commercial operators to property management to recreational pilots in Australia and around the world.

Advanced Technology

Our manufacturing process complies with ASTM standards and quality regulations. All airframe parts as well as airframe assemblies are produced in the factory at Taree using precision machines and with the support of many highly talented local experts. AAK provides top-of-the-range A/C kits with full builders support.

Maintenance & Repair

Our service includes certified repair and maintenance work on RAA registered aircraft. We supply excellent repair service on behalf of major insurance companies, covering everything from tube and rag to metal aircraft to wooden airplanes to fibreglass aircraft with the utmost degree of professionalism and attention to detail.

Our Fleet

A small visual snapshot of our extensive design and build experience and expertise. Australian designed and built for the tough outback conditions.

We Welcome Enquiries

If you are interested in working together on a kit, having a kit sent anywhere in the world, need maintenance or repairs, please send us an inquiry and we will get back to you as soon as we can!

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