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AB Enoch Thulins Aeroplanfabrik (AETA)

Title from 1914 of the former AVIS (Aeroplanvarvet i Skane) company formed 1913 by Dr Enoch Thulin and Oskar Ask. Licence built Le Rhone engines.

Models A, B, C and D were respectively Swedish versions of the Bleriot monoplane, Morane-Saulnier monoplane, Albatros B.II and Morane-Saulnier parasol. Thulin designs included the Type E, FA, G, GA, H, K, L, LA, N and NA. Total factory output was 99 aircraft, of which 32 produced in 1918. By the end of 1918 had produced nearly 100 aircraft of 11 different types, 7 their own design.

Dr Thulin died in flying accident in 1919 and the company closed its doors lacking the leadership of the early pioneer. ABThulinverken, a company which was formed a year later, is not connected with aviation.

 


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