Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation

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Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation
漢翔航空工業股份有限公司
Industry Aerospace
Founded 1 March 1969 (Aero Industry Development Center)
Headquarters Taichung, Taiwan
Key people Liu Jieh-tsern (Chairman)
Butch Hsu (President)
Website www.aidc.com.tw (English)

Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC; Chinese: 漢翔航空工業股份有限公司; pinyin: Hànxiáng Hángkōng Gōngyè Gǔfèn Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī) is a state-owned aerospace company of the Taiwan (Republic of China) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs based in Taichung, Taiwan. It is known for developing the AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo fighter.

History[edit]

AIDC was established on 1 March 1969.[1] In 1983, it was transferred to the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology. In 2000, AIDC was divided into four units:

  • Aerostructures Division
  • Engine Division
  • Technology Division
  • Administration Division

Products[edit]

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo

Aircraft[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mondey, David, ed., The Complete Illustrated History of the World's Aircraft, Secaucus, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1978, ISBN 0-89009-771-2, p. 72.

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