Whisper Aircraft - About Us

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Christiaan van Zyl
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Whisper Aircraft - About Us

Post by Christiaan van Zyl » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:11 pm

Who We Are

Whisper Aircraft is a South African based Aircraft Kit manufacturer. We manufacture a composite aircraft called the Whisper X350 Gen II. The X350 Gen II is a 49% built kit and requires the customer to complete the remainder of the build process themselves.


Whisper Aircraft was found by Dr Russell Phillips.

By 2004 Russell had already built a couple of bushbabys, a KR2, Stolp Starduster and restored four Bellancas as well as a J3. He had also established a small factory in Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa, and had gone further in adding an instructor rating to his Commercial Pilot License.

Dr Phillips designed and built a composite motorized glider called the Whisper Motorglider. It had sexy lines with innovative features and went on to sell over 50 aircraft kits worldwide.

Dr Phillips started design work on a new Whisper Aircraft, the X350 in 2010.

The Whisper X350 was designed to be an affordable side by side composite sports, light aerobatic aircraft with great speed and comfort. The X350, as was the Whisper Motorglider, is sold in a kit allowing the customer to complete the remainder of the aircraft him or herself.


Whisper Aircraft continues to build the Whisper X350, while our sister company (Whisper R&D) builds the Motorglider.

Whisper Aircraft have recently moved their X350 kit manufacturing factory to the scenic Mossel Bay and Mossel Bay Airport in South Africa.

The Whisper X350 Gen II kit was launched worldwide early 2017.


"While many a metal-airplane builder curses the mess of working with fiberglass to form their cowls, fairings, and wheel pants; composite airplane builders appreciate the beautiful and complex shapes that glass allows. Working with composite materials leads the builder towards understanding the sculpture’s pleasure moulding a piece of art." - Louise Hose from Kitplanes

Building your own aircraft is no easy task, however it is a great accomplishment and one to be proud of. It takes a special kind of person to look at an aircraft and decide to challenge him or her self by building one and then to reward themselves with the miracle of flight.

This Whisper X350 was specially designed for such enthusiasts.

The Whisper community is an assisting community. They recommend and encourage you to do the best that you can do, fabricating your very own aircraft.

Talk to a Whisper owner, visit a build, browse the forum and take the leap.

More information can be found at:
Whisper Aircraft - www.whisperaircraft.com - sales@whisperaircraft.com
Whisper R&D - www.whisperrd.wordpress.com - Russell.Phillips2020@gmail.com

Kind regards,
Christiaan van Zyl


Whisper Aircraft

+27 (0) 83 3010 452 | christiaan@whisperaircraft.com
www.whisperaircraft.com Skype: christiaan@whisperaircraft.com

Hangar D5, Mosselbay Airport, 69 Rooikat Street, Alwyndal, Mossel Bay, 6500, South Africa.

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