Hildesheim - Schwierigkeiten gab es in den Vorjahren schon öfter – nun ist die Firma zahlungsunfähig. Cor ona war offenbar zu viel – doch es gibt auch Hoffnung.
Actually been told not insolvent just some process for dealing with legacy issues in German law.
Actually, I was on the Icon list and would have bought one at $139K. Not at $259, though, which is what they proposed to me when the reached my spot two years ago. I know a lot of others ahead of me dropped out in the same time frame. For now, with the management change, they seem to be only offering fully-loaded "limited edition" ones which adds another 100k. You could have three Seareys for that kind of money.
Incidentally, the pilot you are referring to was a retired BASEball player, who had a PPL SEL/MEL, and an instrument rating. He obviously could have afforded to buy almost any plane he wanted.