GEN Corporation

GEN Corporation of Japan developed a personal helicopter named the GEN H-4, but production was deferred pending large enough orders to make the aircraft economical.[1][2]

GEN Corporation
TypePrivately held company

The company also developed the GEN 125, a very small 8 hp (6 kW), twin-cylinder, two-stroke aircraft engine to power the H-4. The engine weighs 3 kg (6.6 lb) and four are used in the H-4 design to provide redundancy.[1]

The company does not have any fixed location, but has carried out its development work in borrowed facilities.[3]

The company name translates as "fountain of wisdom".[3]


  1. ^ a b Bayerl, Robby; Martin Berkemeier; et al: World Directory of Leisure Aviation 2011-12, pages 191 and 238-239. WDLA UK, Lancaster UK, 2011. ISSN 1368-485X
  2. ^ "GEN Corporation - in English". Retrieved 14 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "GEN H-4 一人乗りヘリコプタのGEN CORPORATION - 会社概要". Retrieved 14 July 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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