In 1998, dott ing Frati left general Avia to resume the activities of a freelance designer - a career successfully practised since 1950. His past designs include the F.8 Falco, F.15 Picchio, F.250 (now manufactured by Aermacchi as the SF-260), SF.600A Canguro (for SIAI-Marchetti, and now VulcanAir) and F.20 Pegaso. The F.8 Falco is marketed as a kit aircraft by Sequoia Aircraft Corporation.
Frati has designed a new four-seat, all-composites tourer with a 194 kW (260 hp) engine; current projects are the F.1000 light jet and the F.2500 twin-turboprop.
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