Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Aircraft Manufacturers


Airbus SE is a European-based multinational aviation company. As of 2019, Airbus is the world's largest aircraft manufacturer and the company that takes the most aircraft orders. Shares of the company with its corporate headquarters in the Netherlands are traded in France, Germany and Spain. Airbus sells civilian and military aircraft designed and manufactured worldwide. Airplanes are produced both in the European Union and in other countries. The company has three main divisions: commercial aircraft, defense and space, helicopters.

The company's civil aviation division is headquartered in Toulouse, France. Most of the production facilities are located in the European Union (France, Germany, Spain), but they also have plants in China, the UK and the USA. Final assembly is made in Toulouse, France in Hamburg, Seville in Spain, Tianjin in China and Mobile, Alabama in the USA. The company is the world's first commercial digital fly-by-wire aircraft, Airbus A320 and It manufactures and sells the A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft. The company is 12,000. An A220 with a plane was delivered to Delta Air Lines on May 20, 2019.As of October 2016, Airbus planes worldwide have made more than 110 million flights, covered 215 billion kilometers and carried 12 billion passengers.

Airbus is a company registered in Leiden, the Netherlands, but is managed from its headquarters in Toulouse.

The series called A320 model and covering A318, A319, A320 and A321 models is assembled in Hamburg, Germany, while other models are assembled in France. Although each series has a separate distribution, in general:

Body from Germany,
France, from its electronics and landing gear,
UK from Wings,
Netherlands and Netherlands from Wing Parts, flight surfaces
Spain is responsible for its components such as doors.
The first model produced is A300, followed by A310, A320, A330, A340 and lastly A380, respectively. In addition, the A350 XWB model was designed and put into service.


Civilian Passenger / Airbus A330 

Civil Cargo / Airbus A300F4-600R

Civil Private Transport /Airbus A300-600ST Beluga

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A310

Military Multipurpose / Airbus A310-300 MRT/MRTT

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A318

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A319

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A320

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A321

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A330

Civil Private Transport / Airbus A330F

Fuel Supply Tanker/ Airbus / A330-200 FSTA

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A340

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A350

Civilian Passenger / Airbus A380

Civil Cargo / Airbus A380F

Military Transport / Airbus A400M


Boeing (The Boeing Company) is one of the world's largest civil and military aircraft and helicopter manufacturers.

It was founded by William Edward Boeing in Washington, USA in 1916. Its International Center is in Chicago. It produces military aircraft as well as commercial aircraft. In the field of aviation and defense, it is the second largest company in the world after Lockheed Martin, considering its earnings in 2011.











Lockheed Martin is a leading multinational high-tech and aviation company founded in 1995 as a subsidiary of Lockheed Corporation and Martin Marietta. It operates in 56 countries worldwide and has 140,000 employees, with headquarters in the city of Bethesda, Maryland. The current chief executive officer and head of the company is Marillyn Hewson. The company is the backbone of the U.S. military, and it has recently attracted attention with its fifth-generation F35 fighter.

Lockheed Martin is the largest contractor of the defense industry worldwide. As of 2005, 95% of its revenue comes from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. federal government offices, and foreign military agencies.

A team with the main contractor Lockheed Martin won the Collier Trophy, the most important award in the aviation industry, with the F-22 Raptor fighter in 2006.


Military Cargo Plane / C-130 Hercules 

Black Fighter Jet / Lockheed F-117

Tactical Fighter Jet / F-22

Fighting Falcon / F-16

Intelligence Jet / U-2

Military Transport Aircraft / C-5 Super Galaxy 

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