EUROPA MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL LTD
Europa Aircraft company founder Ivan Shaw previously built three Rutan canards before designing Europa for European environment, including operating from grass strips. Don Dykins, formerly British Aerospace Chief Aerodynamicist, defined aerodynamics; Barry Mellers (Chief Designer of Slingsby Aviation Ltd) made structural calculations. In October 2001, company was bought from US parent Liberty Aerospace by its management, led by MD Keith Wilson, and renamed Europa Management (International). Europa is UK distributor for US-built Liberty XL-2.