Avanti Industries

Avanti Industries
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Primary Site(s) Canonbie
Primary Products Support Vehicles

Avanti Industries (also referred to as Avanti Aerospace) is an Isle of Skye-based conglomerate that produces high-end luxury vehicles.


Eschewing military production, Avanti Industries focused on producing luxury vehicles for the nobility and corporate elite of the Lyran Commonwealth. Founded during the Star League era by the GioAvantis of Canonbie, a wealthy merchant family with roots stretching back to the central European region of Terra, the conglomerate avoided becoming a target during the Succession Wars by focusing almost entirely on civilian production. Avanti first aimed their products at the wealthiest and highest ranked customers of the Lyran nation and would later conduct sales across the rest of the Inner Sphere.

While far overshadowed by the production volumes of more mainstream companies, Avanti's success comes from trading on the exclusivity of its products. [1] Their highly rated Zanadu Air Bus is sought for both its excellent safety features as well as its broad range of unique custom features.[2][3] The ACL-800 Comet is another popular design that serves as the company's regular sale item.[4][5]

During the Federated Commonwealth era Avanti Industries were competitors to a number of companies based in the Federated Suns; one such competitor, Aston-Martin, a luxury vehicle manufacturer based on Numenor, saw their market share eroded by robust Avanti sales. In particular, Aston-Martin lost their share of the New Avalon market completely, as sycophants preferred to buy Avanti-manufactured hovercars in an attempt to curry favor with the Archon. In the aftermath of the FedCom Civil War, Aston-Martin was quick to begin advertising campaigns based on their latest vehicles in an effort to recapture the market share taken by Avanti.[6]

During the Jihad, Avanti's facility on Skye was heavily damaged by the Word of Blake's use of orbital bombardment.[7]


In 3067 the company's CEO is Magnus GioAvanti.[1]


Avanti Industries has manufacturing centers on the following planets:


Components produced on Avanti Aerospace of Canonbie:
Component Type
Zanadu Air Bus[1] Air Support Vehicle
ACL-800 Comet Airliner[8] Air Support Vehicle
Avanti AA-700[8] ICE Engine - ACL-800 Comet Airliner


Components produced on Avanti CyberTech of Nusakan:
Component Type
Zanadu Air Bus[1] Air Support Vehicle


Components produced on Avanti Motors of Skye:
Component Type
Zanadu Air Bus[1] Air Support Vehicle


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 135
  2. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, p. 122, "Zanadu Air Bus"
  3. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 112, "Zanadu Air Bus"
  4. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, p. 110, "Avanti AeroSpace ACL-800 Airliner"
  5. Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex Revised, p. 118, "Comet ACL-800 Airliner"
  6. Technical Readout: Vechicle Annex Revised, p. 12, "Aston-Martin Fiver Series"
  7. Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 96
  8. 8.0 8.1 Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, pp. 110-111, "Avanti Aerospace ACL-800 Airliner" - profile names the Canonbie site as source of the ACL-800 aircraft.