|Industry||Aerospace, General Manufacturing|
|Founder||Henry Kleckler, William Chadeayne|
|Headquarters||Hammondsport, New York, |
Number of locations
|New York, Florida, North Carolina, Minnesota, and Mexico|
ASC started as an aircraft supply house selling surplus parts for Curtiss JN-4 aircraft flown after World War I. Once the supply of parts ran out, the company manufactured various aircraft components including radios and dirgible gondolas.
In 1927, The company renamed itself Mercury Aircraft. It was led by Joseph F. Meade, Sr. and Harvey Mummert. In 1928, Mercury came out with the two place all-metal aircraft, the T-2 Mercury Chic for $3500.
Mercury Corporation now operates in multiple locations around the world manufacturing custom and mass-production components
|Model name||First flight||Number built||Type|
|Aerial Mercury Senior||1925||1||Single-engine mailplane|
|Aerial Mercury Junior||1925||at least 3||3-seat transport or mailplane|
|Mercury Chic T-2||1928||xx||Light aircraft|
|Mercury Kitten||1928||1||Light aircraft|
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