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Awards & Achievements

Since It's Begining, the CGS Hawk is the Ultralight to Beat!

1982 - Best New Design Sun-n-Fun

The CGS Hawk was debuted at Sun-n-Fun, March, 1982, Lakeland, Florida where it took top honors winning "Best New Design."

1982 - Outstanding New Design EAA Oshkosh

The CGS Hawk again took top honors in August, 1982, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin at the EAA International Air Show Convention winning its top honor "Outstanding New Design."

1982 - Reserve Grand Champion EAA Oshkosh

The CGS Hawk also was awarded Reserve Grand Champion at the EAA International Air Show Convention, August, 1982.

1983 - DuPont Kevlar ARV Design Competition

The CGS Hawk came out on top in the prestigious DuPont Kevlar ARV Design Competition winning First Place over a highly competitive field of 126 manufacturers/designs.  The contest consisted of five categories: design, engineering, flying performance, appearance, and portability with 20 points awarded for each category.  The Hawk received a perfect score of 20 points in every category except portability where it received a score of 19.

Peruvian Air Force

A fleet of 15 CGS Hawks were purchased by the Air Force of Peru for an experimental flight training program in 1992, and are still in service to this day.

1995 - Reserve Grand Champion, Sun-n-Fun

EAA Hall of Fame

1999 CGS Hawk Designer Chuck Slusarczyk was honored by being chosen one of the first three inductees into the EAA Ultralight Hall of Fame in its inaugural year.

1999 - Winner of World Air Games Competition, Turkey - 1st Place: Hawk Sport

2001- Winner of World Air Games Competition, Spain- 1st & 2nd Place

2002 - US Ultralight Championships - 1st Place Fuel Endurance: Hawk Sport

2003 World Microlight Championships, England - 3rd Place

Two out of three members of the American Fixed Wing Team used CGS Hawk Sports for the competition.

2003 - Sun-n-Fun - Best Construction Kit: Hawk Arrow II

2003 - Sun-n-Fun - Best Classic Ultralight: Hawk Classic/Sport

2004 - Sun-n-Fun - Best Ultralight Trainer: Hawk Arrow II

2004 - Sun-n-Fun - Outstanding Fixed Wing Ultralight: Hawk Sport

2004 - WigWag Competition- 2nd Place: Hawk Sport

WigWag is an international-competition-style training camp attended by those seriously interested in world competition.

2004 - US Microlight Championships - 2nd, 3rd & 4th Place: Hawk Sport

2005 Sun-n-Fun - Outstanding Fixed Wing Ultralight: Hawk Arrow II

2005 WigWag Competition - First Place: Hawk Sport

2006 Sun-n-Fun - Best Type Construction Kit Ultralight: Hawk Arrow II

2006 US Microlight Championships - First Place: Hawk Sport

2008 Sun-n-Fun - Reserve Grand Champion Light Sport Aircraft: Hawk Arrow II

2009 Sun-n-Fun - Grand Champion Light Sport Aircraft: Hawk Arrow II

2010 Sun-n-Fun - Reserve Grand Champion Ultralight: Hawk Ultra

Our Planes Are Proudly Made in Florida, USA!

We've spent the last 35 years using American aviation expertise and craftsmanship to produce the CGS Hawk ultralight aircraft, and it wouldn't be the best kit plane investment without that passion!