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Encyclopedia > Bölkow


Bölkow was a German aircraft manufacturer based in Stuttgart. The Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialised countries, located in the heart of Europe. ... An aircraft is any machine capable of atmospheric flight. ... An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, and/or spacecraft. ... Stuttgart is a city located in southern Germany, it is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg, and has a population of approximately 600,000 as of June 2004. ...


History

The company was founded in 1948 by Ludwig Bölkow. 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Later he merged with the Messerschmitt AG to Messerschmitt-Bölkow, and then the Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm. It was finally bought by Daimler in the early 1990s. Messerschmitt is a famous German aircraft manufacturer, known primarily for their World War II fighter aircraft, notably the Bf 109 and Me 262. ... 1898 Daimler car in Bristol Industrial Museum, England Confusingly, the name Daimler is used by two completely separate groups of car manufacturers. ... Events and trends Technology Explosive growth of the Internet; decrease in the cost of computers and other technology Reduction in size and cost of mobile phones leads to a massive surge in their popularity Year 2000 problem (commonly known as Y2K) Microsoft Windows operating system becomes virtually ubiquitous on IBM...

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