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Götaverken

In 1906 the shipbuilding and engineering activities of the Keillerska family in Hisingen, Gothenburg, Sweden, were taken over by a new company, "Göteborgs Nya Verkstadsaktiebolag" (Gothenburg New Engineering Company Limited) with the telegraphic address "Götaverken", which became the company name in 1916: "AB Götaverken". In 1934, the "Götaverken Flygavdelning" (Götaverken Aircraft Department) was set up, based on the shipyard's woodwork shop. Bo Lundberg became both the design engineer and test pilot. 1935 Götaverken got a license contract for three Hawker Hart trainers for the Swedish AF. In 1938 the company started license production of 14 examples of the Rearwin 9000-L Sportster, and designated them GV-38. 12 Fiat C.R.42 Falco fighters were constructed, intended for Finland, but went into service with the Swedish Air Force. During the Winter War of 1940 the company assembled 16 Fiat G.50 fighters and 9 Westland Lysander liaison aircraft that were delivered to Finland.
Götaverken GV 38 SE-AHG (seen here with myself in the rear seat) is the only example flying in the world today. Built...
Götaverken GV38 SE-AHG aloft over Säve airport Photographed on 25 July 2006, this aircraft is currently inside the Aeroseum where as a guide I can ...
Mignet HM.14 This is a replica of an aircraft that was built in 1934 at a cost of £90 (£5,000). It is said that...
Götaverken GV 38 SE-AHG Photographed on the flight line during the Gothenburg Air Show on 29 August 2010. See also picture ...
Photo of Götaverken GV 38 SE-AHG As a reward for the work done by us volunteers during the Gothenburg Air Show 2010, there was a flyi...
Götaverken GV 38 SE-AHG Photographed on June 8 2013 at the Gothenburg Air Show. See also picture #3769 for some background i...
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