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Georgian company to assemble US business jets

By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, June 18

A Georgian aircraft manufacturer announced yesterday it has entered into a joint venture with an American company to produce jet planes.

Rick Schameck, the president of US aircraft company Epic, and Pantiko Tordia, president of Georgiaís Tbilaviamsheni, discussed the deal at a Tbilisi press conference yesterday.

Schrameck praised the professionalism of the Georgian designers and engineers.

The Georgian company will assemble Epicís elite model, a private business jet that seats six to eight passengers.

Tordia said the USD 2 million plane would attract businessmen wanting to upgrade their private jets.

The aircraft can be built within three to six months of placing an order.