328 SUPPORT SERVICES GmbH Bankrupt AvCraft Aerospace GmbH was purchased on 15 December 2005 by Corporate Jet Services, the parent company of executive charter operator Club 328. AvCraft was formally…
Built small series of trainers 1917-18, in 1920 gliders designed by Prof. Klemperer. Name changed 1921 to Aachener Segelflugzeugbau, but built FK light aeroplane, followed 1924 by 2-seat low-wing monoplane.
Adlerwerke vorm. Heinrich Kleyer formed Frankfurt am Main 1934, taking over Max Gerner, Gerner G.II.R becoming Adler G.II.Rb.
Giant electrical company, one of principal producers of aircraft in Germany 1910-19. Best known for large bombers (G.I to G.V), but in terms of numbers, chief products were 2-seat reconnaissance…
AEROSTYLE ULTRALEICHT FLUGZEUGE GmbH The company's first product, the Breezer, is now in full production.
Developed unusual 4-rotor light helicopters 1963-75.
Formed 1911 as Aeroplanbau G. Otto, then (1912) Aerowerke Gustav Otto and (1912) Ago Flugzeugwerke. Important wartime producer of 2-seat reconnaissance biplanes, pusher and tractor. Closed 1920, but name resurrected…
Air-Metal Flugzeugbau und Entwicklungs was formed 1971 to produce STOL transports. Eventual design was AM-C-111, powered by 2 PT6A turboprops, but work stopped 1978.
Airconcept Flugzeug und Gerätebau set up 1976 to market VoWi 10 Airbuggy 2-seat ultralight as completed aircraft and in kit form.
All over Germany major universities and even technical high schools have aircraft design organizations, usually concerned mainly with sailplanes. Akaflieg in full is usually Akademische Fliegergruppe. Among biggest have been…
One of chief aircraft companies in pre-1930 Germany, Albatros Werke AG founded 1909 at Berlin-Johannisthal. Built Antoinettes under licence, but appointment of Ernst Heinkel as chief designer in 1913 led…
Sepp Allgaier produced sailplanes after Second World War, including H 30TS with BMW 8025 auxiliary turbojet.
Ludwig Alter-werke was active at Darmstadt 1915-18, prototypes including A.1 fighter.
AQUILA TECHNISCHE ENTWICKLUNGEN GmbH Company formed August 1996 to develop A210; employed 12 staff at Schönhagen aerodrome by April 2000; increased to 20 during 2001 and reached 35 by December…
After First World War Hugo Stinnes took over Werft Warnemünde for non-aero production. Meeting Ing. Walther Rethel in 1924, he decided to produce aircraft, forming Arado Handelsgesellschaft 1925. Next 8…
Several Arbeitsgemeinschaft (work group) partnerships were formed for specific programmes: Arge 91 (Dornier, Heinkel, Messerschmitt) built Fiat G91R/3; Arge Nord, or Arge 104 Nord (Hamburger, Weser, Focke-Wulf, Fokker and Aviolanda)…
Long-established Allgemeine Transportanlagen Gesellschaft Maschinenbau built transport equipment, but took over moribund DFW after 1918. Leipzig-Lindenthal factory transferred 1933 to Ju 52/3m production, Leipzig-Mockau added 1935, both adding Ju 88…
AUTOGYRO EUROPE GmbH AutoGyro Europe was formed to market the MT-03 autogyro, previously developed by the founders under the business name of UL-Flugschule Höxter. Sales accelerated during 2005; dealerships established…
AVCRAFT AEROSPACE GmbH On 20 December 2002, AvCraft agreed purchase of former Fairchild Dornier 328Jet and 428 programmes with bankruptcy administrators; assets included Dornier name, type and production certificates, tooling,…
Automobil und Aviatik AG established Mulhausen 1910 (today called Mulhouse Alsace-Lorraine now French). Quickly became one of most important constructors in Germany, moving to Freiburg 1914, with head office and…
B&F TECHNIK VERTRIEBS GmbH The FK series, which began in 1959, is designed by father and son, Dipl Ing Otto Funk and Peter Funk. B&F continues to market the original…
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