Showa Aircraft Industry

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Showa Aircraft Industry
Native name
昭和飛行機工業株式会社
Shōwa Hikōki Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha
KK
Traded as TYO: 7404
Industry Aircraft manufacturing
Founded June 5, 1937; 81 years ago (1937-06-05)
Website www.showa-aircraft.co.jp
Showa L2D

Showa Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd. (昭和飛行機工業株式会社, Shōwa Hikōki Kōgyō Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese company. Its headquarters are at Akishima-shi, Tokyo Prefecture, a region of Tokyo Metropolis. It was established in 1937 as a manufacturer of military aircraft in Akishima-shi. In World War II it was one of two companies manufacturing the Showa/Nakajima L2D, a license-built Douglas DC-3 variant. It also manufactured other military aircraft.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Homepage Shōwa Hikōki Kōgyō K. K.[permanent dead link] (in japanese & english), checked at 2014, 8. 2.