Aircraft Manufacturers

Advanced Aviation IncUSAKit planes
Aerial Experimental AssociationCanada1907-1909
AermacchiItaly1957-2003 became Alenia Aermacchi
Aero CommanderUSA1950-1981
Aero Design and Engineering CompanyUSA1950-1960 became Aero Commander Division of Rockwell International
Aero VodochodyCzech Rep1919-
Aerocar International (Taylor)USA1949-
Aeronautica MacchiItaly1912- 1957 became Aermacchi
Aeronca Aircraft CorporationUSA1928-1937 Moved to Middletown
Aeroplanes Hanriot et CieFrance1914-1930 became Lorraine-Hanriot
AeroprogressRussia
Air Force Research LabUSA
Airspeed LtdUK1934 - 1951 merged with De Havilland
Akron Aircraft Co (FUNK)USA1939-1940 moved to Coffeyville Kansas and became Funk Aircraft Co
Al BackstromUSA1954
Albatros-Flugzeugwerke GmbHGermany1910-1931 merged with Focke-Wulf
Allgemeine Elektrizitäts Gesellschaft (A.E.G.)Germany1883 - present
Alliance AircraftUSA1928-1930
American Airplane & Engine CorporationUSA
American AviationUSA1964-1972 became Grumman-American Aviation Corp
American Eagle Aircraft CorporationUSA1925-1930
Antonov Design Bureau (An)Ukraine1946-1991 became Antonov State Company
Arado Flugzeugwerke GmbHGermany1936-1945
Armstrong Whitworth AircraftUK1912-1961 merged into Hawker Siddeley
Arrow Aircraft & Motor CorporationUSA1925-1939
Auster Aircraft LtdUK1946-1961 merged into Beagle Aircraft
AV Roe and Company (AVRO)UK1910-1963 absorbed by Hawker-Siddeley
AV Roe Canada, Ltd (AVRO Canada)Canada1945-1962 subsidiary of Hawker Siddely became Hawker Siddely Canada
Avid AircraftUSA1983-2003
Bede Aircraft CompanyUSA1961-1979
Beech Aircraft CorporationUSA1932-1980 became division of Ratheon
Beech Aircraft, Division of RatheonUSA1980-1994 became Ratheon Aircraft Company
Bell Aircraft CorporationUSA1935-1960
Bell BoeingUSAV-22 Osprey
Bellanca Aircraft CompanyUSA1927-1983 became AviaBellanca Aircraft Corp
Bereznyak-Isayev Design BureauRussia
Beriev Design Bureau (Be)Russia1934-
Blackburn Aircraft LtdUK1939-1963 absorbed by Hawker Siddeley
Bleriot, Recherches Aeronautiques LouisFrance1906-1913
Blohm und VossGermany1877- now part of ThyssenKrupp Marine
Boeing Aircraft CompanyUSA1934-1997 Became The Boeing Company
BolkowGermany1948-1968 became Messerschmitt-Bölkow
Bounsall AircraftUSA
Brewster Aeronautical CorpUSA1932-1946
Bristol Aeroplane CompanyUK1910-1959 merged into BAC
British Aerospace (BAe)UK1977 merger of Hawker Siddely, British Aircraft, and Scottish Aircraft
British Aircraft Corporation (BAC)UK1959-1977 merged into British Aerospace
Brunner-Winkle, IncUSA1928-1931
Bucker-Flugzeugbau GmbHGermany1932-1945 assets seized by the Russians at the end of the war
Buhl Aircraft CompanyUSA1927-1930 Became Buhl Airport
Bushby, RobertUSA1958- Updated David Long's Midget Mustang, sold as plans
Bushmaster CorporationUSAProduced 2 aircraft
Canadair LtdCanada1944-1986 became Bombardier Aerospace
Caproni, Societa de Agostini eItaly1908-1950
Caquot, AlbertFrance
Cessna Aircraft CompanyUSA
Chance Vought Aircraft IncUSA1954-1962 merged into Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV)
Chance Vought Div United AircraftUSA1942-1949 Move to Dallas
Companhia Aeronáutica Paulista (CAP)Brazil1942-1948
Comper Aircraft CompanyUK1929-1934
Consolidated Aircraft CorporationUSA1923-1943 Merged with Vultee to become Consolidated Vultee
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft CorporationUSA1943-1953 became Convair Division of General Dynamics
Convair Division of General DynamicsUSA1953-1996
Corben Sport Plane and Supply CoUSA1931-1952 assets sold to Paul Poberezny
Culver Aircraft CorporationUSA1939-1946 became Superior Aircraft Co
Cunningham-Hall Aircraft CorporationUSA1928-1948
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor CompanyUSA1916-1929 became Curtiss-Wright
Curtiss-Wright Airplane DivisionUSA1929-1948 Sold assets to North American
Dai-ichi Kaigun Koku GijitsushoJapan
Dassault, Avions MarcelFrance1947-1971
de Havilland Aircraft CompanyUK1920-1964 merged into Hawker Siddeley
de Havilland CanadaCanada
Dean TruaxUSA
Denney Aircraft CoUSA1984-1992 sold rights to Skystar Aircraft Corp
Dornier FlugzeugwerkeGermany1922-1996 became Fairchild-Dornier
Douglas Aircraft CompanyUSA1921-1967 Merged with McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Edmund Schneider FlugzeugbauGermany1938-1942
Engineering and Research Corporation (ERCO)USA1930-
English Electric Company, LtdUK1918-1968 became BAC
Experimental Factory for Sport AviationLithuania
Fabrica Militar de Aviones (FMA)Argentina1927-1995
Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing CoUSA1924-1936 Became Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co
Fairchild Engine and Airplane Co/CorpUSA1936-1961 Became Fairchild Stratos Corp
Fairchild IndustriesUSA1971-1987
Fairey Aviation CoUK1915-1960 acquired by Westland Aircraft
Farman Aviation WorksFrance1908-1936
Fieseler FlugzeugbauGermany1930-1939 became Gerhard Fieseler Werke
Fisher AircraftUSA1984-
Fisher Body Division of General MotorsUSA1919-
Fleet AircraftCanada1928-1957
Focke-Achgelis & Co GmbHGermany1937-1945
Fokker Aviatik GmbHGermany1912-1919
Folland Aircraft LtdUK1937-1963
Ford Motor Co., Aircraft DivisionUSA
FougaFrance1920-1958 acquired by Potez
Found Brothers Aviation LtdCanada1948-1968
Franklin Glider CorporationUSA1928?-?
G Elias & Brother, IncUSA1920-1929
Gates Learjet CorporationUSA1969-1990 acquired by Bombardier
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, IncUSA1955-
General Dynamics (GD)USA1952-
Glenn L. Martin CompanyUSA1929-1961 Merged into Martin-Marietta
Globe Aircraft CorporationUSA1942-1947 TEMCO assumed production of Swift
Gloster Aircraft CompanyUK1926-1963 acquired by Hawker Siddeley
Goddard, Dr Robert HUSA1938-1941
Goodyear Aircraft CorpUSA1939-1963 became Goodyear Aerospace Corp
Gould Aero Division of Pratt Read & CoUSAPiano Company
Great Lakes Aircraft CoUSA1929-1936
Grumman Aerospace CorporationUSA1969-1994 Became Northrop-Grumman
Grumman Aircraft Engineering CorporationUSA1929-1969 Became Grumman Aerospace
Halberstadter FlugzeugwerkeGermany1912-1918
Hamilton MetalplaneUSA
Handley Page LtdUK1909-1970
Hawker Aircraft LtdUK1933-1963 brand under Hawker Siddeley Aviation (HSA)
Hawker-Siddeley AviationUK1948-1977 merged into British Aerospace
Heath Airplane CompanyUSA
Heinkel FlugzeugwerkeGermany1922-1965 bought by Vereinigte Flugtechnische Werke (VFW)
Helio Aircraft CompanyUSA1950?-1969 became Helio Aircraft Co div General Aircraft Corp
Honeywell International INCUSA
Horton, Reimar & WalterGermany1933-1945
Howard Aircraft CorporationUSA1934-1944
Hughes Aircraft CorporationUSA1932-1985 became Hughes Electronics
Hunting Aircraft LtdUK1957-1960 taken over by BAC
Hunting Percival Aircraft LtdUK1954-1957 becam Hunting Aircraft
Ilyushin Design BureauRussia
Interstate Aircraft and Engineering CorpUSA1942-
Junkers Flugzeug und Motorenwerke AGGermany1895-1969
Kawanishi Aircraft CoJapan1921-1945
Kawasaki Aircraft IndustriesJapan1918-1945
Keystone LoeningUSA1928-1929 bought by Curtiss-Wright
Kinner Airplane & Motor CorpUSA1919-1937
Klemm Leightflugzeugbau GmbHGermany1926-1945; 1952-1959 bought by Bolkow
Kreider-Reisner Aircraft Co., IncUSA1923-1929 bought out by Fairchild
Laister-Kauffmann Aircraft CorporationUSA1941-1946
Lavochkin Design Bureau (La)Russia
Le Pere, Georges @ USASC Engineering DivUSA1917 Member of the French Aeronautica Mission to the US
Leading Systems, IncUSA1991 Acquired by General Atomics
Let KunoviceCzech Republic
Lippisch, AlexanderGermany
Lisunov Design BureauRussia
Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (LAC)USA1932-1995 merged with Martin-Marietta into Lockheed Martin
Lockheed MartinUSA1995-
Long, DavidUSA1948
LTV Aerospace CorporationUSA1962-1972 became Vought Systems
Luscombe Aircraft CorpUSA1937-1950
Martin Marietta CorporationUSA1961-1995 merger with Glenn Martin & American-Marietta
McCook Field Engineering SectionUSA
McDonnell Aircraft CorporationUSA1939-1967 merged with Douglas into McDonnell Douglas
McDonnell Douglas CorporationUSA1967-1997 merged into Boeing
Messerschmitt AGGermany1938-1968 became MBB
Meyers Aircraft CoUSA1936-1965
Mignet, HenriFrance1920-1960
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau (MiG)Russia1939-
Mitsubishi Jukogyo K.K. (MHI)Japan1891-
Mono Aircraft CoUSA1929-1931 became Monocoupe
Mooney AircraftUSA1946-1967 became Mooney-Mitsubshi Aircraft Inc
Morrisey Aircraft CorpUSA
Myasishev Design BureauRussia
Nakajima Aircraft CompanyJapan1919-1945
New Standard Aircraft CoUSA1928-1931
Nieuport, Societe Anonyme des EstablissementsFrance1911-1932
Noorduyn Aviation LimitedCanada1934-1953 became Noorduyn Norseman Aircraft Ltd
North American Aviation (NAA)USA1928-1967 became North American Rockwell
North American RockwellUSA1967-1973 became Rockwell International
Northrop CorporationUSA1939-1994 became Northrop-Grumman
Northrop GrummanUSA1994-
Pacific Aerospace, LtdNew Zealand
Panavia Aircraft GmbHGermany1969-
Percival Aircraft LtdUK1936-1954 became Hunting Percival Aircraft Ltd
Pereira, GeorgeUSA
Petlyakov Design Bureau (Pe)Russia1937-1942
Pietenpol, BernardUSA1901-1984
Pioneer UAV, IncUSAJoint AAI and Isreal Defense Industries
Piper Aircraft CorporationUSA1937-1995 Became New Piper Aircraft
Pitts Aviation Enterprises IncUSA1961-
Polikarpov Design BureauRussia
Porterfield AircraftUSA1934-1941
Prof Dr Dipl-Ing Kurt TankGermany1898-1983
PZL-MielecPoland
Radioplane CompanyUSA1934-1952 bought by Northrup
Ray StitsUSA
Rearwin AirplanesUSA1928-1942 sold to Commenwealth Aircraft
Reid, DonaldUSA1962
Republic Aviation CorporationUSA1939-1965 became Republic Division of Fairchild
Republic div of Fairchild IndustriesUSA1965-1987
Rockwell InternationalUSA1973-1996 Bought by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
Rogers Aeronautical Mfg CoUSA1928-1929
Rose Aeroplane & Motor CoUSA1930-1941
Royal Aircraft FactoryUK
Russo-Baltic Carriage Factory (RBVZ)Latvia
Rutan, BurtUSA
Ryan Aeronautical CorporationUSA1934-1968 became Teledyne Ryan
SagemFrance1924-2005
Saunders Roe (SARO)UK1929-1964
Schleicher, Alexander GmbH & CoGermany1927-
Schweizer Aircraft CorporationUSA1939-2004 Aquired by UTC and now a division of Sikorsky
Schweizer Metal Aircraft CompanyUSA1937-1939
Scottish Aviation, LtdUK1935-1977 merged into British Aerospace
Seversky Aircraft CompanyUSA1931-1939 became Republic Aviation Corp
Short Brothers and Harland LtdUK1947-1989 became Short Brothers pic
Slingsby Sailplanes LtdUK1939-1967 became Slingsby Aircraft Ltd
Smith, FrankUSA
Societe Anonyme des Aeroplanes Borel-Morane-SaulnierFrance1911-?
Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du NordFrance1936-1954
Societe Pour L'Aviation et ses Derives (SPAD)France1913-1921
Soltyk, TadeuszPoland1909-2004
Sopwith Aviation CoUK1912-1920 became H G Hawker Engineering
Spartan Aircraft CompanyUSA1928-1946
Spectrum Aircraft IncCanada1983-1992
Standard Aero CorporationUSA1916-1917 became Standard Aircraft Corp
Stearman Aircraft CompanyUSA1926-1929 became part of United Aircraft, in 1934 Boeing
Stearman Aircraft Div of Boeing Aircraft CoUSA1934-1939 became Wichita Div of Boeing
Stinson Aircraft CompanyUSA1920-1925
Stinson Aircraft Division of Cord CorpUSA1929-1934
Stinson Aircraft Division of Vultee Aircraft CorpUSA1936- 1948 sold to Piper Aircraft Corp
Sukhanov Design Bureau (Su)Russia
Sukhoi Design BureauRussia
Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers) LtdUK1928-1960 became BAC
Tadiran Electronic SystemsIsreal
Taylor Aircraft CoUSA1931-1937 acquired by Piper
Taylor, John FUK1956
Taylor-Young Airplane CoUSA1937 became Taylorcraft Aviaion Corp
Taylorcraft Aviation CorporationUSA1938-1946
Teledyne RyanUSA1996-1999 absorbed by Northrup Grumman
Thomas-Morse AircraftUSA1917-1929 merged into Consolidated
Timm Aircraft CorporationUSA1922-1948
Travel Air CompanyUSA1925-1929 bought by Curtiss-Wright
Troyer, Kermit RUSA
Tupolev Design BureauRussia
United Aircraft and Transport CorporationUSA1929-1934
US Naval Aircraft FactoryUSA1918-1945
Vega Aircraft Corp (VAC)USA1938-1943 absorbed into Lockheed
Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) LtdUK1927-1977 merged into BAe
Vladimir TatlinRussia
Volmer JensenUSA1910-1998
Vought-Sikorsky Div United Aircraft CorpUSA1939-1942 became Vought Div United Aircraft
Vultee Aircraft, IncUSA1939-1943 Merged with Consolidated to become Consolidated Vultee
WACO Aircraft CoUSA1928-1947
Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio (WACO)USA1919-1923 Became Advance Aircraft (WACO)
Welch Aircraft IndustriesUSA1936-1940
Westland AircraftUK1915-1961 became Westland Helicopters
Windecker IndustriesUSA1962-1976
Wright CompanyUSA1909-1916
Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC (YAK)Russia1934-1992
Zenair LtdCanada1974-
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