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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
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Project Data

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Year

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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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