ABOUT THE SITE
100 YEARS OF JANE'S
Pioneer aviator J.C.H. Ellehammer built monoplane 1905-6, added upper wing and achieved tethered flight round circular track 16 August 1906. Then built triplane (first flight in Germany 28 June 1908)…
Avtek technology, production and marketing transferred October 1991 to EuroAvtek A/S owned jointly by Avtek, Per Udsen and Danish government.
Haerens Flyvertroppernes Vaerkstader (Royal Army Aircraft Factory), Kloeverkarksvej, Copenhagen, founded 1914, built mainly under licence, ending with Fokker C.VE and Gloster Gauntlet 1931-5.
Dipl.-Ing. Carl Johansen produced CJ-59 4-seat twin-engined amphibian, flown 23 July 1967.
Founded as Kramme & Zeuthen A/S 1935, KZ produced KZ I single-seater. Became Skandinavsk A/S 1937; see SAI.
NIELSEN & WINTHER
Copenhagen machine-tool firm, produced Type Aa single-seat fighter (21 January 1917), 6 served briefly with Danish army. Also prototypes of seaplane version Ac and 2-seat recon Ab.
Royal Dockyard at Copenhagen built Hawker Dankok, Fokker C.V and Farman Jabiru transport, as well as locally designed HM.1 reconnaissance seaplane which was really Heinkel He 8 under other name.
Skandinavsk Aero Industri A/S formed Kastrup 1937 to produce light aircraft, taking over business previously run by Kramme & Zeuthen. Built several versions of KZ.II trainer (last variant for RDAF).…
W. Vincent Seremet, Greve Strand, produced series of light rotary-wing aircraft designated up to WS.12 (1980).