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  • Military and Civilian Aircraft, Helicopter and Drone Manufacturers

    Military and Civilian 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 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)
      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
      AVIC (ALL)
      AVICopter
      Aviatik
      Avions Fairey
      Avions Ponnier
      Avro (AV 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
      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 Aviation
      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
      Granvillr 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)
      Kyushu Hikoki


    Letter Group L


      Lavochkin
      Lebed
      Leonardo-Finmeccanica
      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
      North American Aviation
      Northrop Corporation
      Northrop Grumman Corporation


    Letter Group O


    • NONE


    Letter Group P


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


    Letter Group Q


    • NONE


    Letter Group R


      Raytheon Company
      Officine Meccaniche Reggiane SpA
      Republic Aviation
      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
      SELEX
      SEPECAT (Breguet / BAC)
      Seversky Aircraft
      Shenyang Aircraft Corporation
      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


    Letter Group U


      Ufag
    Utva


    Letter Group V


      Vertol
      Vickers
      Voisin
      Vought
    VTI
      Vultee Aircraft Company


    Letter Group W


      Waco Aircraft Company
      Westland
      Whitman-Lewis
      Wright


    Letter Group X


      Xian


    Letter Group Y


      Yakovlev OKB
      Yokosuka


    Letter Group Z


      Zeppelin-Staaken