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{{About|the defunct American powered parachute manufacturer|other companies with similar names|Viking Aircraft (disambiguation){{!}}Viking Aircraft}}
 
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| name            = Viking Aircraft Inc.
 
| logo            = Viking Aircraft Inc. Logo.png
 
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| foundation      = 2000
 
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| defunct          = 2005
 
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| hq_location_city = [[Panama City Beach, Florida]]
 
| hq_location_country = [[United States]]
 
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'''Viking Aircraft Inc.''' was an [[United States|American]] [[aircraft manufacturer]] based in [[Panama City Beach, Florida]]. The company specialized in the design and manufacture of [[powered parachutes]] in the form of ready-to-fly aircraft in the US [[FAR 103 Ultralight Vehicles]] and the European [[Fédération Aéronautique Internationale]] [[microlight]] categories.<ref name="WDLA04">Bertrand, Noel; Rene Coulon; et al: ''World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2003-04'', p. 88. Pagefast Ltd, Lancaster UK, 2003. {{ISSN|1368-485X}}</ref>
 
 
 
The company is often confused with [[Viking Aircraft LLC]], which was also once known as Viking Aircraft Inc.<ref name="Biz">{{cite web|url = http://www.bizapedia.com/wi/VIKING-AIRCRAFT-LLC.html|title = Viking Aircraft LLC|accessdate = 22 September 2015|last = Bizapedia|date = 17 April 2014}}</ref><ref name="Aerocrafter">Purdy, Don: ''AeroCrafter - Homebuilt Aircraft Sourcebook, Fifth Edition'', page 285. BAI Communications, 15 July 1998. {{ISBN|0-9636409-4-1}}</ref>
 
 
 
The company seems to have been founded about 2000 and went out of business in 2005.<ref>{{cite web|url= https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.vikingii.com/ |title=Internet Archive Wayback Machine|work=archive.org|accessdate=22 September 2015}}{{cbignore}}</ref>
 
 
 
Viking Aircraft Inc. produced one product, the [[Viking Aircraft Viking II]] of which at least six examples were produced. The company also sold a single-seat version of the design, which they referred to as "the single-place".<ref name="WDLA04"/><ref name="FAAReg">{{cite web|url = http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/AcftRef_Results.aspx?Mfrtxt=&Modeltxt=VIKING+II&PageNo=1|title = Make / Model Inquiry Results|accessdate = 22  September 2015|last = [[Federal Aviation Administration]]|date = 22  September 2015}}</ref>
 
 
 
== Aircraft ==
 
{| class="wikitable" align=center style="font-size:90%;"
 
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|+ align=center style="background:#BFD7FF"| Summary of aircraft built by Viking Aircraft Inc.
 
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! Model name
 
! First flight
 
! Number built
 
! Type
 
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|align=left| '''[[Viking Aircraft Viking II]]'''
 
|align=center| 2000
 
|align=center| At least six
 
|align=left| Two-seat [[powered parachute]]
 
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==References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
 
 
==External links==
 
*[https://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.vikingii.com/ Vikingii.com company website archives] on [[Archive.org]]
 
 
 
[[Category:Defunct aircraft manufacturers of the United States]]
 
[[Category:Ultralight aircraft]]
 
[[Category:Powered parachutes]]
 

Latest revision as of 07:15, 31 December 2019

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