The FK-Leichtflugzeuge FK 9 is a product of B&F Technik Vertriebs GmbH. Production
of the airframes takes place in Krosno, Poland; assembly of the airframes and the final
production of the aircraft in the factory in Speyer in Germany. Otto Funk (=FK) designed
in 1959 on behalf of Heinkel in Speyer the complete metal glider Greif
1a (FK1). This was the start of a range of light aircraft. Otto
Funk started in 1984 with the development of a light aircraft: the FK6.
With this design the UL-market was entered. The break-through on this
market was the introduction of the FK9 in 1989. The FK9 was a combined
design of Otto and his son Peter. The 2-seat FK9 utilized the wing concept of the FK6.
To build the FK9 Peter Funk founded in 1990 together with his partner Dirk Breitkreuz
the company B&F Technik. Production of the FK9 Mk1 begun in the following year. About
40 MLA's of FK9 Mk 1 version were built until the airplane was re-designed and replaced
in production in 1995 by the FK9 MK II version.
On 6 August 1997, FK-Leichtflugzeuge FK9 MK II/TG D-MPKM was seen at Flugplatz Haren-Dankern in Germany.