Press release

Zefhir by CURTI Aerospace first Advanced VDS helicopter
July 15, 2022

In recent weeks CURTI Costruzioni Meccaniche S.p.A. presented to the Aeroclub
of Italy the documentation required to support the declaration of conformity of the aircraft
Zefhir VDS, according to the regulation Annex IV of Presidential Decree 133 of 09/07/2010.
Thanks to the precious contribution of the Aeroclub d’Italia, which analyzed and provided useful feedback
on the documentation presented, a positive evaluation of the contents of
compliance presented, which were therefore declared suitable for what was required in the
same regulation.
Thanks to this approval and to what is reported in the Ministerial Decree No. 503 of the
10/12/2021, CURTI will be the first Italian company to be able to produce and register helicopters with
maximum take-off weight of 600 kg qualifying as Advanced VDS.
You are invited to the presentation conference of Zefhir by CURTI Aerospace, first
Italian VDS helicopter Advanced under new microlight regulation, Sunday
next 17 July, at 11 in the Aula Didactic of the Giulio Statale Civil Airport
Paolucci, via Via Luigi Teichfuss 6 41026 Pavullo nel Frignano (MO), during the day
final of the Flight & Fun event.