HENK WADMAN COLLECTION
No. 9075. Skandinavisk Aero Industri KZ II Kupé (OY-AEA c/n 27)
Photographed at Stauning, Denmark, June 8, 2002, by Henk Wadman

Skandinavisk Aero Industri KZ II Kupé

06/30/2009. First product of the newly formed (August 1937) Skandinavisk Aero Industri was the KZ II Kupé, designed by Kramme and Zeuthen. The Kupé was constructed with a steel tube fuselage and wooden wings, covered with plywood and fabric. The wings could be folded for staorage. The prototype first February 14, 1938, registered as OY-DAN (c/n 3), it was sold to A/S Nordisk Lufttrafik at Kastrup, Denmark. At least twelve aircraft had been produced before the German occupation, April 9, 1940.

The pictured aircraft was finished just before the occupation. The registration OY-DUY had been reserved, however, this was not taken up, the aircraft was stored till 1945. Registered as SE-ANR it was sold to the Swedish airline AB Aeroservice on January 11, 1945, from 1947 it was owned by Ostermans Aero AB. It was sold to Finland on April 21, 1950, where it was registered as OH-SPJ, later as OH-KZT.

The aircraft returned to Denmark in 1959 and in 1987 it was sold to the Dansk Veteranflysamling (Danish Veteran Flying Collection) at Stauning.

Created June 30, 2009