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    Aircraft, Helicopter, and Drone Manufacturers


    Because every aviation company has a story to tell - some just longer and more exciting than others.





    Below is a listing of aircraft manufacturers throughout aviation history with links to their respective aircraft products - current as well as historical and future.


    Some company products will overlap due to buyouts and mergers. For example, the General Dynamics F-16 'Fighting Falcon' is now a Lockheed Martin product though it originated under the General Dynamics brand label.



    Letter Group A


    Aircraft Armaments, Incorporated (AAI)
    Air Tractor
    Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft (AEG)
    AERFER
    Aeritalia
    Aermacchi
    Aero Vodochody
    Aeromarine
    Aerospatiale
    Apparatebau GmbH Oschersleben (AGO) Flugzeugwerke
    AgustaWestland
    Aichi
    Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC)
    Airbus (ALL)
    Airbus Helicopters
    Aircraft Manufacturing Company Limited (AIRCO)
    Airspeed Limited
    Albatros Flugzeugwerke
    Amiot
    Ansaldo
    Antonov
    Arado Flugzeugwerke
    Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft
    Arcturus-UAV LLC
    Arsenal de l'Aeronautics
    Atlas
    Avioane Craiova
    AViation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC)
    AVICopter (AVIC)
    Aviatik
    Avions Fairey
    Avions Ponnier
    Avro (A.V. Roe)


    Letter Group B


    Bachem
    Beardmore
    Beech
    Beechcraft
    Bell Aircraft
    Bell Helicopter
    Berezniak-Isayev
    Beriev Aircraft Company
    Blackburn Aircraft
    Bleriot (Louis Bleriot)
    Bloch
    Blohm & Voss GmbH
    Boeing Company, The
    Boeing / Sikorsky
    Boeing-Stearman
    Boulton Paul
    British Aerospace (BAe)
    British Aircraft Corporation (BAC)
    Breda (Societa Italiana Ernesto Breda)
    Breguet Aviation (Societe des Ateliers d'Aviation Louis Breguet)
    Brewster Aeronautical Corporation
    Bristol Aeroplane Company
    Britten-Norman Aircraft


    Letter Group C


    Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC)
    Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC)
    Cantieri Aeronautici e Navali Triestini (CANT)
    Caproni (Societa de Agostini e Caproni)
    Construcciones Aeronauticas SA (CASA)
    Caudron (Societe des Avions Caudron)
    Cessna Aircraft Company
    Chance Vought
    Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group (AVIC)
    Coanda (Henri Coanda)
    Consolidated Aircraft
    CONVAIR (CONsolidated Vultee AIRcraft)
    Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
    Curtiss-Wright Corporation


    Letter Group D


    Dassault Aviation
    Dayton-Wright
    de Havilland Aircraft Company
    de Havilland Canada
    Denel Aviation
    Dewoitine
    Deutsche Flugzeug-Werke (DFW)
    Dornier Flugzeugwerke
    Douglas Aircraft Company


    Letter Group E


    Elbit Systems
    Embraer SA
    EMT Penzberg
    English Electric Company
    Eurocopter Group


    Letter Group F


    Fabrica Argentina de Aviones (FAdeA)
    Fabrique Militar de Aviones (FMA)
    Fairchild Corporation
    Fairchild Republic
    Fairey Aviation Company
    Farman Aviation Works
    Felixstowe Aircraft
    FIAT Aviozone
    FIAT Aeritalia
    Fieseler (Gerhard Fieseler Werke)
    Fisher (Fisher Body Division, General Motors Corporation)
    Flettner (Anton Flettner, Flugzeugbau GmbH)
    Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau A.G.
    Focke-Achelis & Company GmbH
    Fokker Aircraft
    Folland Aircraft
    Fouga (Air Fouga)
    Flugzeabau Friedrichshafen GmbH


    Letter Group G


    General Aircraft
    General Atomics
    General Dynamics
    Gloster Aircraft Company
    Gotha (Gothaer Waggonfabrik AG)
    Goodyear Aircraft
    Granville Brothers Aircraft
    Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation / Grumman Aerospace Corporation
    Gulfstream Aerospace


    Letter Group H


    Halberstadt (Halberstadter Flugzeugwerke)
    Handley Page Aircraft Company
    Hanriot (Hanriot)
    Hansa-Brandenburg
    Harbin Aircraft Mfg Company
    Hawker Aircraft
    Hawker Siddeley
    Heinkel
    Henschel & Son
    HESA (Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company)
    Hiller Aircraft Corporation
    Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)
    Hongdu Aviation Industry Group
    Horten Brothers
    Huff-Daland Aero Corporation
    Hughes Aircraft Company


    Letter Group I


    Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI)
    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
    Industria Aeronautica Romana (IAR)
    Iranian Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO)
    Ilyushin Aviation Complex Aircraft


    Letter Group J


    Jordan
    Junkers Flugzeug & Motorenwerke AG


    Letter Group K


    Kaiser-Fleetwings
    KAMAN Aerospace
    Kamov Helicopters
    Kawanishi Aircraft Company
    Kawasaki Aerospace Company
    Keystone Aircraft Corporation
    Koolhoven
    Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI)
    Kratos Unmanned Systems Division
    Kyushu Hikoki


    Letter Group L


    Lavochkin
    Lebed
    Levasseur (Pierre Levasseur)
    Leonardo-Finmeccanica
    LFG Roland
    Liore et Olivier
    Lippisch
    Lloyd
    Lockheed Corporation
    Lockheed Martin
    Lockheed / Vought
    Lohner-Werke
    Liore-Nieuport
    LuftVerkehrsGesellschaft (LVG)


    Letter Group M


    Macchi
    Martin
    Martin-Baker
    Martinsyde
    McDonnell
    McDonnell Douglas
    Messerschmitt
    Mikoyan-Gurevich (MiG) OKB
    Mikoyan (MiG)
    Mil Moscow Helicopter
    Miles Aircraft
    Mitsubishi
    Morane-Saulnier
    Myasishchev


    Letter Group N


    Nakajima
    NHIndustries (NHI)
    Nieuport
    NORINCO (China NORth INdustries COrporation)
    North American Aviation
    Northrop Corporation
    Northrop Grumman Corporation


    Letter Group O


    • NONE


    Letter Group P


    PANAVIA Aircraft GmbH
    PANHA (Iran)
    Pashinin OKB
    Petlyakov OKB
    Piasecki Aircraft Corporation
    Pfalz Flugzeugwerke
    Phonix Flugzeug-Werke
    Piper Aircraft, Incorporated
    Polikarpov OKB
    Potez
    Paristwowe Zaklady Lotnicze (PZL)


    Letter Group Q


    • NONE


    Letter Group R


    Raytheon Company
    Officine Meccaniche Reggiane SpA
    Republic Aviation Corporation
    Rockwell International
    Rockwell / Boeing
    Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF)
    Rumpler Flugzeugwerke
    Russian Helicopters
    Ryan Airlines
    Ryan Aeronautical


    Letter Group S


    Saab AB / Saab Group
    SAGEM Avionics, Incorporated.
    Salmson
    Saunders Roe (SARO)
    SATIC
    Savoia-Marchetti
    Schiebel
    Schutte-Lanz
    SELEX (Leonardo)
    SEPECAT (Breguet / BAC)
    Seversky Aircraft
    Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (AVIC)
    Shin Meiwa Industries (ShinMaywa)
    ShinMaywa (Shin Meiwa Industries)
    Short Brothers
    Siddeley
    Siemens-Schukert
    Sikorsky Aircraft
    SKNL
    SOKO (Yugoslavia)
    Sopwith Aviation Company
    Societe Pour L'Aviation et ses Derives (SPAD)
    Standard Aircraft Corporation
    Sud Aviation
    Sud-Ouest (Sud-Est)
    Sukhoi OKB / Sukhoi Company
    Supermarine Aircraft


    Letter Group T


    Tachikawa
    Tadiran
    Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI)
    Transall
    Tucker
    Tupolev OKB


    Letter Group U


    Ufag
    Utva


    Letter Group V


    Vertol
    Vickers
    Voisin
    Vought
    VTI
    Vultee Aircraft Company


    Letter Group W


    Waco Aircraft Company
    WB Electronics (WB Group)
    Westland
    Whitman-Lewis
    Wright


    Letter Group X


    Xian


    Letter Group Y


    Yakovlev OKB
    Yokosuka


    Letter Group Z


    Zeppelin-Staaken