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Airframer journal -
December 2006 issue

New Stemme 'three in one' production process cuts costs
By Rod Smith
Pilot Klaus Ohlmann (right) shares a joke in the cockpit of his Stemme aircraft with Dr. Reiner Stemme.

German aircraft design specialist Stemme is refining a development that allows it to produce three aircraft from one production line process. "The new development in the manufacturing process will be put into operation early in 2007," marketing and sales executive Karen Stemme says.

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