Founded 1959 as AB Malmo Flygindustri as subsidiary of Trellborgs Gummifabric AB, with Bjorn Andreasson as designer. His independently-designed BA-7 developed as MFI-9 two-seat light aircraft, production prototype flown May 17,1961, license production by Bolkow (q.v.) as 208C Junior. MFI-10 Vipan short-field four-seater flown February 25,1961. Company acquired by Saab-Scandia (q.v.) in 1961 and evolved MFI-15 multipurpose two/three-seat military aircraft, flown 11 July 1969, later renamed Safari and then further developed into MFI-17 Supporter armed ground-support version, first flown July 6,1972.

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