In 1924 Alexander Film Co., producer of short movies, found OX-5 Swallow such asset that they entered aircraft business, Alexander Aircraft being formed Denver, April 1925. August 1925 produced Eaglerock,…
Alhambra Airport & Air Transport Co. was original name of Allen Lockheed's company after failure of Lockheed (Detroit) in 1931. Became Alcor 1935.
Small Long Beach company which in 1945 produced Model 10A Ensign side-by-side low-wing lightplane.
Goodyear (under 200 cu in) racer of 1947.
Allied Aviation Corporation at Cockeysville, Maryland, produced LRA-1 troop-carrying amphibious glider 1943, followed in 1945 by Trimmer 3-seat twin-engined amphibian.
Allison Division of General Motors delivered first Allison Convair re-engined with Model 501 turboprops in 1960. Subsequently designated Convair 580, deliveries continued until in 1969 programme was passed to Pacific…
Incorporated at Wichita 1963 to produce A-2 Aircoupe taken over from Ercoupe. In 1966 flew Alon Four or A-4 4-seater.
Alpha Aviation produced Type 11D lightplane 1971.
AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING & DEVELOPMENT AMD was established in 1999 to produce and market the Zenair Zenith CH 2000 and CH2T. Its purpose-built, 2600 m² (28,000 sq ft) factory became operational…
Holding company Ameco joined Hawk International in 1989 to continue development of GafHawk turboprop utility freighter.
Formed 1928 Long Island City to build Savoia S.55 and S.56. Taken over by Dayton 1931.
American Aircraft Corp. unveiled Penetrator gunship conversion of Bell UH-1 December 1991 at Rialto, CA.
American Aircraft Co. formed 1939 to take over manufacture of S-1B from Security.
Miami company which in 1954 marketed high-lift wings for Stearman ag-conversions, from 1957 selling complete rebuilds as NA-75.
American Airplane Co. built single-engined high-wing monoplane transports, notably 10-passenger Pilgrim 1932.
Incorporated 1950 at Freeland, Michigan, to market and support former Republic Seabee; merged into Downer 1960.
Formed at Cleveland 1964 to produce AA-1 Yankee (Bede BD-1) 2-seater, other products later. Merged 1 January 1973 into Grumman American Aviation (later Gulfstream Aerospace).
Formed in California 1985 to re-engine JetStar, named FanStar.
AMERICAN CHAMPION AIRCRAFT CORPORATION ACAC offers new-build Citabria (now called Aurora, Adventure and Explorer), Super Decathlon and Scout, all designed by Aeronca. Model 7 (based on Second World War L-3…
Formed Kansas City 1925 to build American Eaglet, first 2-seater to be US certificated. Failed 1932, merged with Lincoln as American Eagle-Lincoln, then succession of purchasers attempted to restore operations…
In June 1989 this Mississippi firm purchased from Gulfstream Aerospace rights to latter’s light aircraft (Lynx, Cougar, Cheetah. Tiger). Cougar licence sold to TSPA.
This company built 4 light aircraft, ending with twin-boom AG-4 Crusader 1935.
Company formed 1947 to produce light helicopters powered by tip ramjets. Purchased 1954 to form Helicopter Division of Fairchild.
AMERICAN HOMEBUILTS' INC American Homebuilts' was formed in November 1996 to market the John Doe and its derivatives.
Herbert F. Johns set up American Multiplane Co., Bath, NY, to build giant aircraft with 2 400-hp Liberty pusher engines on centre group of triplane wings, preceded by biplane wings…
Ames Industrial Corp. of Bohemia, NY, held US licence for French Microturbo small turbojets, and was awarded contract by NASA to build AD-1 (Ames/Dryden) slew-wing research aircraft (2 TRS 18-046…
Aero Modifications International produce stretched turboprop DC-3s.
Amphibions Inc. formed in Depression 1932 at Garden City, NY, built Privateer 2-seat amphibian. See Spencer.
AMV AIRCRAFT Mr Melkuti plans to fly an aircraft he describes as the world's first practical flying machine to have a single ducted propeller and be capable of short of…
PanAm 747 Capt. Earl Anderson designed and flew (1969) EA-1 Kingfisher 2-seat amphibian, marketed as homebuilt. See Warner.
Formed 1941, suspended during war, reopened 1945 and AG-14 flown 1 October 1947. Two-seat pusher, 5 built.
ANGEL AIRCRAFT CORPORATION Angel 44 was developed by The King's Engineering Fellowship (TKEF) through donations, and designed by Carl Mortenson, with Ed Mortenson as chief engineer. TKEF holds Type Certificate.…
Anglin Engineering, N. Carolina, had by 1990 sold over 1,000 sets of drawings and 50 kits for Spacewalker I, now joined by 2-seat Mk II.
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