SC AEROSTAR SA Factory celebrates 50th anniversary in 2003, having been founded 1953 as URA (later IRAv, then IAv Bacau), originally as repair centre for Romanian Air Force Yak-17/23, MiG-15/17/19/21…
Chief national producer 1920 until after 1927. Built licensed designs and AS (Astra-Șeșefski) reconnaissance biplane.
AVIOANE CRAIOVA S.A. Founded 1 February 1972 as Interprinderea de Avioane Craiova, beginning aircraft manufacture with joint Romanian/Yugoslav IAR-93/Orao attack aircraft; changed to present name 17 December 2001; range of…
Centrul National al Industriei Aeronautice Romane has since 1968 managed Romanian aeronautical manufacturing within Ministry of Machine Building Industry.
Remarkable biplane built by Henri Coanda, powered by Gnome driving compressor feeding nose combustion chambers, i.e. form of jet engine; left ground under own power 10 December 1910.
SC IAR SA Factory, established 1925 and fully rebuilt 1968, continues work begun by IAR-Brasov; occupies 136 ha (336 acre) site, including 185,400 m² (1,995,625 sq ft) factory area, and…
IAROM SA chosen as 1991 name of former CNIAR, national management authority for aerospace industry.
Bacau factory, originally repair centre, drawn into manufacture to support One-Eleven and IAR-93; from 1979 produced complete Yak-52, No. 1,000 delivered early 1987 and 1,500 June 1990. May produce AG-6.…
Known until 1980 as IRMA, part of URMV-3 at Brasov, most of which became IAR. Biggest of many programmes Rombac One-Eleven and Islander. On 20 November 1990 became Romaero SA.
Întreprinderea de Avioane Craiova (Craiova aircraft enterprise) formed to handle production of Romanian participation in IAR-93 with Yugoslavia; also handles development and production of IAR-99 Șoim jet trainer. Renamed Avioane…
National aircraft factory at Brasov (IAR) renamed Întreprinderea de Construcții Aeronautice (ICA) in 1968. Products included IS-23A, -24 and -824 utility transports, Alouette III, Islander and sailplanes. Renamed IAR 1991.
Întreprinderea de Construcții Aeronautice Românești formed Bucharest 1932. Built Raab Tigerschwalbe under licence, and small batch of unnamed 6-passenger high-wing transports first flown 1935.
Institutul de Aviatie SA, formerly major part of INCREST, now mainly private (holding company Orcas SA). Design authority for new aircraft including Aerostar AG-6, IAR-503A turboprop trainer and IAR-705 regional…
Former national design authority, Bucharest; designed IAR-99 (see IAv Craiova) and managed Romanian participation in design of Jurom.
Bucharest, produces original designs, most recent being AG-6 ag-biplane (prototype built by Condor) and IAR-705 50-passenger twin-turboprop, for which Craiova and Romaero expect to compete for manufacture.
Intreprinderea de Reparatii Material Aeronautic was Bucharest section of URMV-3 (national aircraft component repair factory) 1959-68, during which period IRMA, besides repair, also constructed over 140 training, ambulance and ag-aircraft.…
IAR changed name 1940 to Regia Autonoma Industria Aeronautica Romana, still being known as IAR.
SC ROMAERO SA Romaero is a JAA-approved airframe manufacturer and aircraft maintenance organisation with a reliable reputation as a partner of Western integrators. It was known initially for its production…
Not a company but name of programme to build One-Eleven in Romania (see Romaero): formed from Romania and BAC.
Societatea Pentru Exploatări Technice formed Bucharest 1923, creating as manufacturing subsidiary Fabrica de Avioane to build aircraft to government order to designs of Grigore C. Zamfirescu. All single-engined biplanes, for…
State enterprise under Soviet management which from Brasov controlled all Romanian aircraft manufacture 1947-56; types produced included IAR.811, 813, 814 and 817.