This Dordrecht company, N.V. Koninklijke Maatschappij De Scheldte, the aircraft division of a shipping organization, was formed in 1935. It took over the designs of Pander and Zonen (q.v.) when that company went out of business in 1934. Occupied up to 1940 in design and construction of lightweight biplanes. The Scheldemusch was the first production light aircraft with a steerable nosewheel. After 1945 began glider construction and Dakota conversion. In 1951 acquired license for production of Saab Safir.

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