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Lancair Liquid Robotics announcement

Lancair and ICS enter strategic relationship with Liquid Robotics

Lancair International Inc. of Redmond, Oregon, a manufacturer of high-performance aircraft kits, announced today that it has collaborated with Innovative Composite Structures (ICS) to leverage its composite expertise and has entered into a long-term relationship with Liquid Robotics of Palo Alto, California, a marine technology company.

ICS is a new company that is providing composite manufacturing expertise to multiple markets. Lancair is providing composite technology for Liquid Robotics new “Wave Glider”, a revolutionary, energy self-sufficient, autonomous ocean vehicle. All composite components of the Wave Glider will be manufactured by ICS.

Tim Ong, Lancair General Manager will move to Liquid Robotics as VP of Mechanical Engineering and will continue to consult for Lancair as needed. Neal Longwill, Lancair Sales and Marketing Manager, and Mike Fisher, Lancair Avionics Manager will assume the Lancair General Manager responsibilities.

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Lancair International Inc, founded in 1984, is celebrating its 25th year selling the world's most successful high performance piston and turbine kit aircraft. They offer a selection of seven aircraft as Fastbuild kits: The Lancair Legacy Fixed Gear, Lancair Legacy, Lancair ES, Lancair ES-P, Lancair IV, Lancair IV-P, and the Lancair Evolution. To date, the company has delivered over 2,000 kits. As testimony to their quality and design, Lancair aircraft have set a number of world speed records and have dominated the Sports Class at the Reno Air Races for several years. For more information on Lancair International Inc., visit or call (541) 923-2244.