Aceair AERIKS 200

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Aeriks A-200
Aeriks a-200.jpg
An Aeriks A-200 at Grenchen, Switzerland
Role Homebuilt aircraft
National origin Switzerland
Manufacturer Aceair
First flight 29 May 2002[1]


The Aceair AERIKS 200 is a Swiss sports plane of highly unusual design. It is being marketed in kitplane form. The AERIKS 200 has a highly streamlined, bullet-shaped fuselage, with a T-tail and large ventral fin, pusher propeller, and canard. The pilot and passenger are seated in tandem. Development aircraft used a fixed undercarriage, but Aceair was planning to offer a version with retractable landing gear.

Status[edit]

Aceair ceased operation in 2004, and with it the Aeriks 200 project was cancelled. Ths was principally due to Diamond Engines cancelling the manufacture of the rotary engine the 200 was based around. Some assets of the company were purchased by a pair of entrepreneurs, and so the Aeriks 200 may eventually see commercial launch someday.

Specifications (Aeriks A-200)[edit]

Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2003–2004[1]

General characteristics

Performance

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jackson 2003, pp. 452–453.
  • Jackson, Paul. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 2003–2004. Coulsdon, UK:Jane's Information Group, 2003. ISBN 0-7106-2537-5.

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