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Avcen

Avcen Limited


History

Avcen Limited (formerly a company called European Air Charter Limited, changing its name in February 2004), of London, designed the Jetpod Very Quiet Short Take-Off and Landing (VQSTOL) light passenger civil and military twin-jet range of aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) variants. In 2006, Avcen opened a Malaysian office and subsidiary, AVCEN Ltd (Malaysia).The proof of concept prototype crashed on its initial flight on 16 August, 2009, killing pilot and designer Mike Dacre. Following this, the company ceased business.

Company References
  1. Company references TBD




Project Data top

Project No
Type No
Name
Alternative Name(s)
Year
Spec (Requirement)
Status
Qty
Description
References
     Jetpod    2009    Proto  1  2E VQSTOL proof of concept  (1)
     Jetpod T100    2009    Proj  0  2E VQSTOL air taxi  3,5
     Jetpod P200    2009    Proj  0  2E VQSTOL 8-pass. light aircraft  4,5
     Jetpod M300    2009    Proj  0  2E VQSTOL special ops. aircraft  2,3,5
     Jetpod E400    2009    Proj  0  2E VQSTOL ambulance aircraft  3,5
     Jetpod U500    2009    Proj  0  2E VQSTOL UAV  2,5
     Jetpod U600    2009    Proj  0  2E VQSTOL UAV  2



Production Data

One proof-of-concept prototype only. Crashed on first test flight

   Total Avcen Production     1   

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