EXPRESS AIRCRAFT COMPANY
Assets of former Wheeler Technology Inc, which became bankrupt in late 1990, were acquired by Express Design Inc; EDI resumed production and customer support for former Wheeler Express kitbuilt aircraft. Factory floor area 1,950 m2 (21,000 sq ft). EDI sold in June 1997 and renamed Express Aircraft Company. Also holds rights to Series 90, based on the Express, of which seven were flying by early 1999. A development of the Express, the Auriga, was shown at Sun 'n' Fun in April 1999.
Company President Larry Olsen was killed on 27 July 2003 en route to AirVenture' 03, Oshkosh. In October 2003, the company was sold to Roy Davis and Nancy Moon.