Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation

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Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation
Industry Aerospace
Founded 1 March 1969 (Aero Industry Development Center)
Headquarters Taichung, Taiwan
Key people
Anson Liao (Chairman)
Nan-Juh Lin (President)

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 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.


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


AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo


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  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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