Aircraft Manufacturer

Bombardier: aircraft manufacturer

Bombardier Aviation is a Candian company founded by the Bombardier group. Today, it has become an aircraft manufacturer specializing in private jets, but this was not always the case. This company is one of the leaders in the aircraft manufacturing market with Airbus, Boeing and Embraer. Let's take a look at the history of this company that has evolved throughout the years, as well as the projects that it carries out today.

Beechcraft: aircraft manufacturer

Beechcraft is a manufacturer of business jets and light aircraft. Today, this American company is known for its manufacturing of Beechcraft King Air planes as well as the Beechcraft 1900. However, let's take a look back at the history of this aircraft manufacturer, one of the pioneers of business aviation to this day.

Dassault: aircraft manufacturer

Dassault Aviation is a French aircraft manufacturer. The company was founded in 1929, by Marcel Dassault. Within the aviation industry, it specializes in air transport and manufactures military aircraft as well as private jets for business aviation. Let's take a look at the history and achievements of this French company, from its first aircraft to the latest Falcon 10X.

Boeing: aircraft manufacturer

Boeingis an American aircraft manufacturer. The company is one of the leading manufacturers in the world along with others such as Airbus, Dassault and Bombardier. The company was founded in Seattle, USA in 1916 by William Edward Boeing, who was both a pilot and entrepreneur. Boeing performs a variety of design tasks in defense, military and space aviation, as well as in civil aviation and in the production of a variety of aircraft equipment. Let's take a look at the history and initiatives of this leading company in the aviation world.

Cessna: aircraft manufacturer

Cessna is an aircraft manufacturer like Dassault or Bombardier, and is part of the Textron Aviation group, as is another aircraft manufacturer, Beechcraft. This company, which specializes in aeronautics, manufactures private jets and turboprops, mainly for civil and business aviation. Let's take a look back at the history of this manufacturer and introduce you to its range of aircraft such as their iconic business fleet: Cessna Citation.

ATR
(Avions de Transport Régional): aircraft manufacturer

ATR: Avions de Transport Régional is an economic interest group (EIG) between two aircraft manufacturers. These two aircraft manufacturers are Airbus (European aircraft manufacturer) and Leonardo (Italian aircraft manufacturer). They both own equal shares in this grouping. The ATR group, whose current CEO is Stefano Bortoli, manufactures two main categories of aircraft, the ATR 42 and ATR 72. A look back at the history, the fleet and the initiatives carried out by this aviation company.

Gulfstream Aerospace: aircraft manufacturer

Gulfstream Aerospace is an American aircraft manufacturer. Currently, the CEO of the company is Mark Bruns. The company's main plant and headquarters are located in Savannah, Georgia. Since their creation in 1957, the company has been manufacturing private jets for business aviation. Today, the aircraft manufacturer is a pioneer in the aircraft industry, alongside manufacturers such as Bombardier, Cessna and Dassault. Gulfstream's aircraft are used by many intercontinental airlines. Let's take a look at the history, the fleet and the initiatives of this company.

Embraer: aircraft manufacturer

Embraer is a Brazilian aircraft manufacturer with headquarters in Sao José dos Campos, Sao Paulo. The name of the company is a combination of "Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica", which stands for Brazilian aeronautical company. The company was founded in 1969 with the development of its first aircraft, the Bandeirante. The founder was engineer Ozires Silva. Let's take a look at this renowned aircraft manufacturer in the field of business aviation and air transport.

Pilatus Aircraft: aircraft manufacturer

Pilatus Aircraft, or Pilatus, is a Swiss aircraft manufacturer. The CEO of the company since 2013 is Markus Bucher. Pilatus Aircraft was founded in 1939. Its headquarters are located in Stans, Switzerland. The company is not specialized in large airliners, but rather in light aviation. Pilatus is one of the world's leading manufacturers of single-engine turboprop aircraft. Let's take a look at its history, its initiatves and its fleet of aircraft.

Raytheon Technologies: aircraft manufacturer

Raytheon is an American company that operated as an aircraft manufacturer before merging with other companies. Formerly Raytheon Aircraft Company (RAC), today this company specializes in aviation, space and defense systems. Let's take a look at the history of this company that manufactured the Raytheon Premier private jet for business aviation.

Airbus: aircraft manufacturer

Airbus is a European aircraft manufacturer. It was formed at the end of the 1960s, after the grouping of multiple European aircraft manufacturers and companies. Its main headquarters is based in Toulouse, France, in the Blagnac area to be exact. This aircraft manufacturer, formerly known as Airbus Commercial Aircraft, specializes in the production of long-haul airliners. It is one of the leading manufacturers in the aviation world. In fact, nearly half of the world's airliners are owned by Airbus and operate within many airlines. Airbus is in direct competition with the American aircraft manufacturer Boeing. Let's take a look at the history, operations and initiatives of Airbus, as well as its fleet of aircraft.

Dornier: aircraft manufacturer

Dornier is a German aircraft manufacturer founded by aircraft expert and engineer, Claudius Dornier. This aeronautical company created in 1922 between the two world wars, but had to close in 2002. It left behind a beautiful history and many achievements in the aviation world. Dornier has made a name for itself with the development of turboprop and turbojet aircraft. These main aircraft models include the Dornier 328 and the Dornier 228. Let's take off and explore this former German aviation company.

Fokker: aircraft manufacturer

Fokker is a Dutch aircraft manufacturer, founded in 1912 by a true aviation pioneer, Anthony Fokker. The company specializes in manufacturing aircraft, and is based in Johannisthal, Germany, in the Berlin district. However, in 2015, the Fokker company came to an end and was bought by the GKN aviation group. From then on, Fokker was a subsidiary of GKN. Let's take a look at the history and achievements of the Fokker company.

Piaggio Aerospace: aircraft manufacturer

Piaggio Aerospace: aircraft manufacturer. Piaggio Aerospace has established itself over the years as a real leader in business aviation, defense and security. They make use of state-of-the-art technology, which makes them the number one supplier to airlines worldwide. The CEO, Rinaldo Piaggio, founded this company with a passion for innovation and to provide aircraft and engines for civil, government and military purposes. Piaggio Aerospace's success is down to their excellent recruitment. From aeronautical engineers to sales experts, each employee is passionate about producing quality work in line with the company's standards.

Vulcanair: aircraft manufacturer

The aircraft manufacturer, Vulcanair was founded in 1996 in Italy and its first strategy was to buy all the assets, designs, brands and rights of Partenavia. Partenavia was founded in Naples in 1949. At the time, Partenavia was considered one of the pioneers of aviation. In fact, this Italian aircraft manufacturer has built planes that still leave their mark on the history of the aviation sector.

ACJ
(Airbus Corporate Jets): aircraft manufacturer

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ), is a subsidiary of the European aeronautics, space and defence group: Airbus SAS. Airbus ACJ is fully dedicated to the construction and marketing of business jets for the private and chartered aviation markets. In 2014, Benoit Defforge was named CEO of the company.