KAPPA 77 a.s.
Kappa established 1991, initially for machine manufacture; founders previously employed by Aero. Design of KP-2U began 1994; Kappa 77 a.s. created as subsidiary in June 1997; Sova production started 1998. Baron introduced in 2003. In 2003-2004, the company employed a workforce of 140 in its 4,250 m² (45,750 sq ft). Following Kappa’s bankruptcy in 2004, production Sova aircraft continued by Jihlavan Airplanes under new name of Rapid.