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  Jane's Aircraft Component Manufacturers - Additional Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CIS engine manufacturers tend to be responsible for their propeller supplies, although the Russian aerospace manufacturing plant in Stupino - which supplies the contrarotating propellers for the Progress/Lotarev engines on the An-70T - is a major supplier to Russian and Ukrainian aircraft.
As aircraft performance during and after the Second World War improved, so the traditional networks of wires and pulleys connecting the flying control surfaces with the cockpit controls had to be enhanced with hydraulic actuators, which allowed the pilot to operate the aircraft under high loadings.
In applying this relationship to the landing gear for a passenger aircraft of the size of the proposed (600- and 800-seater), the weight of the landing gear is projected to be in excess of 20 tonnes.
jacm.janes.com /public/jacm/additional_info.shtml   (6728 words)

 Aircraft Locknut Manufacturers Association - ALMA Code of Practices
Thus, notwithstanding the fact that the aircraft industry maintains one of the most comprehensive supplier quality assurance systems, aircraft fasteners of doubtful quality and origin continue to be a problem.
Reputable manufacturers and distributors ensure that traceability of finished products is maintained from the raw material stage through all manufacturing operations up to and including the point of shipment to the customer.
By observing this Code of Practice, the Aircraft Lockout Manufacturers Association members have affirmed their belief and dedication to the concepts of integrity, craftsmanship and technical excellence which have long been the hallmark of the aerospace industry.
www.almanet.org /code   (1288 words)

 Thirty Thousand Feet - Aircraft Engines and Nacelles
Turbomeca A manufacturer of low- to medium-power gas turbines for helicopters, turbojet engines for aircraft and missiles, as well as turbines for land, industrial and marine applications.
Middle River Aircraft Systems MRAS is a supplier of jet engine thrust reversers, providing reversers for General Electric and Pratt and Whitney.
The Aircraft Engine Historical Society A non-profit educational and historical society, open to the public, which fosters an appreciation of the people, art, and science associated with aircraft engine development, manufacture, and use.
www.thirtythousandfeet.com /engoems.htm   (1083 words)

 Thirty Thousand Feet - Aircraft & Engine Component Manufacturers
Dayton-Granger Inc. Manufacturer of aircraft antennas and static dischargers for military, airline, and general aviation aircraft.
Middle River Aircraft Systems MRAS produces a variety of specialized structures for major aircraft manufacturers including Boeing and Lockheed Martin for both commercial and military aircraft.
Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. The company designs and manufactures major airframe structures, such as wings, fuselage subassemblies, empennages, nacelles, and other components for prime manufacturers of aircraft.
www.thirtythousandfeet.com /aircompo.htm   (2132 words)

 Aircraft Manufacturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Covers Laird's career and the E M Laird Aircraft Company and the record-setting planes that it built.
The pioneering of the jet engine in both civil and military aircraft with coverage of the Nene, Dart, Avon, Conway and Spey; 340pp, photos thr’out.
Includes fascinating recollections of folk who worked there, comprehensive details of the aircraft they built, when and by whom they were flown.
www.eastangliabooks.com /new_page_11.htm   (468 words)

 Loehle Aircraft and Aero Coatings Corporation - aircraft coatings and replica aircraft kits
All ultralight/light-sport aircraft enthusiasts are welcome to fly in or drive in to this fundraiser for Operation Migration.
Mike has worked extensively with chemists on products needed for aircraft, and is proud to share his special blend of the most modern, shiny, flexible chemicals available today.
If you wish to be put on our mailing list, call/mail/fax/e-mail us your name, address, and phone number, plus which aircraft interests you or which type aircraft you have you need to paint.
www.loehle.com   (1266 words)

 European Aerospace Aircraft Manufacturers and Europe Aircrafts
- manufacturing facilities in France, Germany, the U.K. and Spain, where Airbus aircraft are designed, built, assembled and tested.
- Dassault Aviation is one of Europe's leading manufacturer and exporter of combat aircraft, which includes civil and military aircraft.
Industria de Turbo Propulsores, S.A. - The company is involved in activities such as research, design, development, manufacturing and maintenance of engines, with aeronautical, naval and industrial applications such as power generation and use in oil and gas pipelines.
www.ezilon.com /business/aerospace_and_defense/manufacturing/index.shtml   (490 words)

 Aircraft Locknut Manufacturers Association - Product Characteristics
The Aircraft Locknut Manufacturer's Association (ALMA) is comprised of the leading North American manufacturers of self-locking nuts for the aerospace industry.
Manufacturers know at which point in their processes SPC has to be exercised, and what needs to be controlled for continuous improvement based on product knowledge, method of manufacture, process capabilities, and other factors.
The concerns of both the manufacturer and the customer must be considered to ensure that meaningful data are generated, and that the parts will function as intended!
www.almanet.org /products   (378 words)

 Aircraft Manufacturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Manufactures 2 airplane models meeting a variety of civilian, government and military applications.
Manufactures 2 to 11 seat composite aircraft kits.
Manufacturers of popular ready-to-fly and kit-built light aircraft.
www.joeant.com /DIR/cat/3029/84634   (158 words)

 Aircraft Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The F/A-18 Hornet is the Navy's all-weather fighter and attack aircraft.
They are simple, effective and survivable twin-engine jet aircraft that can be used against all ground targets, including tanks and other armored vehicles.
The T-38 Talon is a twin-engine, high-altitude, supersonic jet trainer used in a variety of roles because of its design, economy of operations, ease of maintenance, high performance and exceptional safety record.
www.europa.com /~ab/aircraft   (536 words)

 Jane's Aircraft Upgrades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Structured into two sections, the first is arranged alphabetically by manufacturer and offers full technical descriptions of the aircraft followed by the latest upgrade programmes associated with each one - particularly in the commercial sector.
The second section provides full descriptions of the aircraft manufacturers and upgrade companies worldwide.
A subscription to Jane's Aircraft Upgrades online gives you full search capabilities, a minimum of five years archive and regular monthly updates to ensure you always have the most current information available.
jau.janes.com   (297 words)

 Jane's Aircraft Component Manufacturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jane's Aircraft Component Manufacturers provides you with coverage of companies and organisations that provide, produce and repair components for fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft for both the civil and military markets.
Find out who is selling what to whom, where the market opportunities lie and what technical advances are being made.
An online subscription to Jane's Aircraft Component Manufacturersgives you full search capability, a minimum of five years archive and regular monthly updates.
jacm.janes.com   (268 words)

 AVSIM Simulation Resources Database > Aviation > Aircraft Manufacturers
Airbus was established in 1970 as a European consortium of French, German and later, Spanish and U.K companies, as it became clear that only by co-operating would European aircraft manufacturers be able to compete effectively with the U.S. giants.
By overcoming national divides, sharing development costs, collaborating in the interests of a greater market share, and even agreeing a common set of measurements and a common language, Airbus changed the face of the business, and brought airlines, passengers and crews the benefits of real competition.
Bombardier Aerospace is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative aviation products and services for the business, regional and amphibious aircraft markets.
www.avsim.com /dcd/Aviation/Aircraft_Manufacturers   (543 words)

 WWII U.S. Fighter Plane Manufacturers
Check out the page on Aircraft Factories in 1944, very much a work in progress, but still quite interesting.
This book covers in detail the eleven U.S. fighter aircraft types planes produced just before and during World War II - with a combined production total of just over 100,000 aircraft.
This study concludes with comparisons of the eleven types in terms of program milestones, aircraft drag, power available at various altitudes, speed, climb, rolling and turning, acceleration, and diving performance, as well as general evaluations by World War II pilots.
www.acepilots.com /planes/company.html   (282 words)

Key votes on numerous consensus standards and guidance materials for light-sport aircraft are scheduled to take place during this meeting.
Currently, the FAA is in the process of finalizing the rule, “Certification of Aircraft and Airmen for the Operation of Light-Sport Aircraft,” which will create the new sport pilot certificate and establish the new light-sport aircraft category.
By law, FAA is required to complete their work on this rule by September of 2003; however, members of the FAA sport pilot team continue to state that their goal is to finalize the rule sometime within the first quarter of next year.
www.eaa.org /communications/eaanews/020905_astm.html   (251 words)

 Naval aircraft manufacturers database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945 Contents Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For each of the 105 aircraft listed below, are Photographs, Profiles, a Short Description and History of Development (5 to 40 lines), Technical Data, Battle Honours and Operational History, Squadrons, Surviving or Preserved Aircraft and any Associations are given.
AEROFLIGHT: A survey of the world's aircraft manufacturing nations-(The manufacturers histories quoted are those giving full details of all company products, not just company or pictorial histories).
British Aerospace was formed in 1977 by the amalgamation of British Aircraft Corporation, Hawker Siddeley Aviation, Hawker Siddeley Dynamics and Scottish Aviation.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Aircraft/Manufacturers/Manufacturer_contractor.html   (626 words)

 Ravin Aircraft
Over 3 decades, I’ve flown most types of light aircraft including ultra lights and RC models.
During my 8 years as owner, I came to appreciate this aircraft for all its excellent qualities and superior performance.
I met up with Hannes van Ark, who owned a business at Wonderboom airport, manufacturing composite parts for various aircraft and who has now joined me full time.
www.saravin.com   (175 words)

 Introduction to Commercial Aircraft Engine Manufacturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the large commercial aircraft business, there are three major airframe manufacturers and three major engine manufacturers.
Nonetheless, the American manufacturers do have a notable cost advantage over R-R, and this is probably the most important factor of all.
Interestingly, in the article, it was envisioned the B747 as an interim intercontinental aircraft that would soon be replaced by the SST.
www.cris.com /~chuanga/new_engines.shtml   (3730 words)

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And while the new light sport aircraft that claim "Cub" in their titles have made...
With all colors of light sport aircraft converging this weekend on the Tom B. David Airport, it may look like pieces of a rainbow coming down as the Georgia...
Epic Aircraft's Rick Schrameck (who still has not returned calls made to him by ANN) appear to be designed to inspire fear among homebuilt aircraft builders by...
www.homebuiltaircraft.com   (1031 words)

 LAMA - Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association - Sport, Light and Ultralight aircraft and airplne manufacturers.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
LAMA - Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association - Sport, Light and Ultralight aircraft and airplne manufacturers.
Here are some comments from one of the key FAA persons that has been with LAMA and the light aviation community since the beginning of our quest for the sport pilot/light sport aircraft rule.
LAMA membership to date consists of 70 industry manufacturers and consultants in the kit-built and light sport aviation industry.
www.lama.bz   (883 words)

 Jane's All The World's Aircraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jane's All the World's Aircraft sets the standard in aviation reference, providing exhaustive technical detail on over 950 civil and military aircraft currently being produced or under development by more than 550 companies.
Each entry enables you to check key specifications for any aircraft including dimensions, performance, structure, landing gear, power plants, and armaments.
Plus, with details of the world's aircraft manufacturers and their programmes, you can identify key contracts and customers.
jawa.janes.com   (312 words)

 List of aircraft manufacturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order).
The years of operation are given in parenthesis.
See also: aircraft, lists of companies, list of aircraft engine manufacturers
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/l/li/list_of_aircraft_manufacturers.html   (76 words)

 EAA - The Leader in Recreational Aviation - Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Organizers and attendees settled into the new facility, which features a large, air-conditioned exhibit hall, large, clean camping area, a new shower facility, and is ideally situated midway between Phoenix and Tucson just a few miles west of Interstate 10...
He is a partner in the Chicago-based aviation law firm Madsen, Farkas and Powen, LLC, specializing in the representation of pilots, aviation insurers, aircraft part manufacturers, airports, overhaulers, and fixed-based operators (FBOs)...
As they have for more than half a century, EAA and its Homebuilt Aircraft Council have upheld the protection of homebuilders’ privileges, including the “51-percent” provision, as a paramount priority.
www.eaa.org   (2216 words)

 Asian expansion boosting aircraft manufacturers
India, therefore, is a centerpiece in our growth strategy,'' Boeing's senior vice president of sales, Dinesh Keskar, said after state-owned Air India decided to buy 50 new planes from the U.S. aircraft maker.
Thai Airways will have 21 new aircraft delivered by 2009 -- 15 Airbuses and six Boeings -- said SangNgun Pornpaiboonstid, the airline's vice president of corporate planning.
In Japan, however, Boeing remains the favorite, partly because Japanese manufacturers have worked for years with Boeing to develop and make aircraft.
www.suntimes.com /output/business/cst-fin-boeing04.html   (720 words)

 Jane's Electronic Mission Aircraft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This comprehensive resource covers the electronic mission systems installed in military, paramilitary and civilian fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles and aerostats that have a primary electronic mission.
Within each entry you will find details of each aircraft's country of origin, role, status, equipment and user units together with extensive analysis of its programme history, funding line and operational deployment.
The second spreadsheet lists which countries operate the aircraft and indicates the status of each programme.
jema.janes.com   (399 words)

 Aerobatic Airplanes from Aviat Aircraft Inc.
Aviat Aircraft is continually setting the standards for competitive and pleasure flying.
You will also find an extensive parts catalog and help with finding your local aircraft Independent Sales Distributor.
Steven R. Koontz, author; Chuck Yeager, test pilot; and Stephen A. Busch of Anheuser-Busch fame are other Husky owners of note.
www.aviataircraft.com   (198 words)

 Jane's Information Group
Visit us and view a demonstration of the recently launched, Jane’s Defence Forecasts-Military Aircraft Programmes, a unique forecasting tool that tracks and projects military aircraft programmes up to 20 years in advance.
The US Navy's decision to procure a new Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft based on Boeing's 737 airliner heralds a paradigm shift for the service's maritime patrol community.
The race is on to improve connectivity between submerged systems and other platforms but planners acknowledge there is no single solution for undersea communications.
www.janes.com   (1079 words)

 The Definitive 1/72 Scale Model Census. Aircraft Manufacturers Index.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Here is the Census of aircraft models listed according to the company that manufactured the real thing.
The models are generally under the company name at time of initial design rather than a company that subsequently took over production (ie 'General Dynamics F-16' rather than 'Lockheed F-16', although the F-16C/D Block 60 would be listed as a Lockheed-Martin product).
This site is hosted on a 3rd party server; consequently we have no control over, nor can we guarantee, site availability at any particular time.
www.72scale.com /aircraft/manuf.htm   (374 words)

 Jane's Products: Aircraft Component Manufacturers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An online subscription gives you full search capabilities, an archive of at least five years and regular monthly updates.
Manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft components, military intelligence, governments, commercial aircraft operators, maintenance and repair organisations, aeronautical and aviation research centres, societies, authorities and libraries.
For an overview of the world's civil and military aircraft operators Jane's World Airlines and Jane's World Air Forces are an ideal complement to Jane's Aircraft Component Manufacturers.
catalog.janes.com /catalog/public/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.ProductInfoBrief&product_id=79   (205 words)

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