New Partners for Scandinavia and the baltic states

Gunskirchen, January 31, 2020 – BRP-Rotax and the company Lycon Engineering AB look back on a very succesful partnership of 35 years in the field of Rotax 2-stroke and 4-stroke aircraft engines. The cooperation will terminate by the end of January 2020 and the sales territory will be splitted to 2 longtime partners.  

In the last 35 years BRP-Rotax and Lycon Enginering AB have launched more than 15 new engine models in the scandinavian and baltic market in the last 35 years and above all supported the cus-tomer with spare parts as well as service and maintenance of the engines. Yard Johansson, CEO of Lycon Engineering AB, has decided to start his well-earned retirement after so many years and to terminate the cooperation by the end of January 2020. The sales area of Lycon will be divided and taken over by two very reliable and also longterm distribution partners of BRP-Rotax.

Franz Aircraft Vertriebs GmbH, a distributor for BRP-Rotax since 1986, is an authorised mainte-nance operator in accordance with EASA-Part-145 (DE.145.0318) and a BRP-Rotax authorised or-ganisation for overhaul of certified Rotax 4-stroke-aircraft engines, as well as UL Rotax 2- and 4-stroke aircraft engines.
The distribution area consists of Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania. Now, Franz Aircraft is taking over the scandinavian area with Den-mark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.

Since 1999 the company Faston SP. z.o.o. sp.k. is taking care of the market in Poland and support-ing the customers in regards of spare parts and services. Faston is also an authorised maintenance operator in accordance with EASA-Part-145 (DE.145.0318) and a BRP-Rotax authorised organisa-tion for overhaul of certified Rotax 4-stroke-aircraft engines, as well as UL Rotax 2- and 4-stroke aircraft engines. By the beginning of February, the company Faston will take over the area of the Baltic countries like Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

„We would like to thank the company Lycon for the longterm and successful cooperation and are very happy to have two high qualified partners with longterm know-how in the field of Rotax Aircraft engines as well as service and maintenance“, stated Peter Oelsinger, General Manager BRP-Rotax / Member of the Management Board, Vice President Sales, Marketing RPS-Business & Communica-tions. „Franz Aircraft and Faston are very reliable and innovative companies and they will deliver the best support for the customers in the Scandinavian and Baltic countries.”

About Rotax Aircraft:
With more than 190.000 engines sold and a global operating 4-stroke-fleet of more than 50.000 engines, Rotax aircraft engines lead the light sport and ultralight aircraft market. Rotax offers a worldwide network consisting of 17 authorized distributors and more than 220 points of sales and service supporting 270 OEMs with more than 400 Rotax powered models and customers worldwide. Therefore Rotax aircraft engines are supplied to more than 80% of all aircraft manufac-turer in its segment.

About BRP-Rotax:
BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG, a subsidiary of BRP Inc., located in Gunskirchen, Austria is a leader in the development and production of innovative 4- and 2-stroke high performance Rotax engines for BRP products such as Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles as well for motorcycles, karts and recreational aircraft. In the last 50 years, the compa-ny has developed more than 350 engine models for recreational vehicles and produced over 9 mil-lion engines.

About BRP
We are a global leader in the world of powersports vehicles, propulsion systems and boats built on over 75 years of ingenuity and intensive consumer focus. Our portfolio of industry-leading and dis-tinctive products includes Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles, Sea-Doo watercraft, Can-Am on- and off-road vehicles, Alumacraft, Manitou and Telwater boats, Evinrude and Rotax marine propulsion sys-tems as well as Rotax engines for karts, motorcycles and recreational aircraft. We complete our lines of products with a dedicated parts, accessories and clothing to fully enhance the riding experience. With annual sales of CA$5.2 billion from over 120 countries, our global workforce is made up of more than 12,500 driven, resourceful people.


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Für weitere Informationen:
Nathalie Palmetshofer
Strategic Marketing & Communications
Rotax Propulsion Systems
Tel. +43.7246.601.3208

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