Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation

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Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC; ) is an aerospace company of Taiwan (Republic of China) based in Taichung, Taiwan.wikipedia
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National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology

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In 1983, it was transferred to the Chungshan Institute of Science and Technology.

AIDC T-5 Brave Eagle

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The AIDC T-5 Brave Eagle (Yung-ying) is a supersonic advanced jet trainer under development by the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) of Taiwan.

AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo

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The Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC), based in Taichung, Taiwan, designed and built the IDF jet fighter.

AIDC AT-3

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A total of sixty-two aircraft were manufactured by the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation of Taiwan in collaboration with American aircraft manufacturer Northrop between 1984 and 1990.

General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

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Upgrades to 142 of Taiwan’s F-16A/B fighters to the F-16V standard began in 2016.
Lockheed and AIDC both invested in the development of the aircraft and will share revenue from all sales and upgrades.

Pazmany PL-1

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The Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) acquired plans and built a PL-1 for evaluation with a first flight on 26 October 1968.

List of companies of Taiwan

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Gulfstream G100

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AIDC operates one Astra SPX aircraft as a target tug.

Honeywell/ITEC F124

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After initial negotiation, the investment was going to be divided between Garrett, Volvo, AIDC, and Italian company Piaggio.

Taiwan

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Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC; ) is an aerospace company of Taiwan (Republic of China) based in Taichung, Taiwan.

Taichung

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Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC; ) is an aerospace company of Taiwan (Republic of China) based in Taichung, Taiwan.

List of defense contractors

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It is one of only two Taiwanese companies with the capabilities of a traditional American or European defense prime.

Republic of China Air Force

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AIDC was established on 1 March 1969 as the Aero Industry Development Center of the Air Force.

State-owned enterprise

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In 1996, AIDC was reorganized into a government-owned company.

Sikorsky Aircraft

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In 1998 AIDC entered into an agreement with Sikorsky Aircraft to service the S-70 helicopter.

Sikorsky S-70

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In 1998 AIDC entered into an agreement with Sikorsky Aircraft to service the S-70 helicopter.

Privatization

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AIDC was privatized through a public stock offering on August 25th, 2014 with the Taiwanese Government retaining a 39% stake.

Government of the Republic of China

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AIDC was privatized through a public stock offering on August 25th, 2014 with the Taiwanese Government retaining a 39% stake.

Lockheed Martin

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In 2016 AIDC launched a project with international partner Lockheed Martin to develop an upgraded version of the F-16 called the F-16V.

Test pilot

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The first four aircraft upgrades had been completed by December 2017 and American test pilots had arrived to begin their testing and certification.

General Electric

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In 2018 AIDC signed an agreement with GE for the production of 17 parts for the LEAP engine including hot section components.

CFM International LEAP

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In 2018 AIDC signed an agreement with GE for the production of 17 parts for the LEAP engine including hot section components.

Industria de Turbo Propulsores

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In 2019 AIDC entered into 10 year agreement to supply engine parts to Industria de Turbo Propulsores of Spain, a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc.