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Encyclopedia > Vereinigte Flugtechnische Werke

The Vereinigte Flugtechnische Werke (VFW) was a German aerospace company formed by the 1964 merger of Focke-Wulf and Weserflug. The VFW can be said to have been a natural outcome of the 1961 rocket technology development alliance between the two merger partners and Hamburger Flugzeugbau in the Entwicklungsring Nord (ERNO) group. Look up aerospace in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG was a German manufacturer of military aircraft used by the Luftwaffe during World War II. Many of the companys successful fighter aircraft designs were slight modifications of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190. ... Weser Flugzeugbau GmbH, known as Weserflug, was the fourth largest aircraft manufacturer in World War II Germany. ... Hamburger Flugzeugbau was a Hamburg-Finkenwerder based aircraft company established as a subsidiary of Blohm + Voss in July 1933 to build seaplanes. ... The Entwicklungsring Nord (Northern development circle) was a 1961 joint venture of Bremen-based Weserflug and Focke-Wulf with Hamburger Flugzeugbau to develop parts for rockets. ...


In 1981, VFW was taken over by Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB), which in its turn was taken over in 1989 by DASA. Afterwards, the ERNO / VFW descendant was active as the space infrastructure division of Astrium contributing parts to the European Ariane space booster system and the International Space Station. In June 2003, this unit became part of EADS SPACE Transportation. Messerschmitt is a famous German aircraft manufacturer, known primarily for their World War II fighter aircraft, notably the Bf 109 and Me 262. ... Luftwaffe Tornado ECR Deutsche Aerospace AG Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG Founded May 19, 1989 as Deutsche Aerospace AG, bundling space and aeronautic elements of Daimler-Benz (including Dornier Luftfahrt), Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB), MTU München, and Telefunken Systemtechnik (TST) In 1992, the helicopter division was... The Entwicklungsring Nord (Northern development circle) was a 1961 joint venture of Bremen-based Weserflug and Focke-Wulf with Hamburger Flugzeugbau to develop parts for rockets. ... EADS Astrium is a European space manufacturer. ... The Ariane Family The name Ariane refers to a series of a civilian European expendable launch vehicles for space launch use. ... International Space Station insignia ISS Statistics Crew: 2 As of March 5, 2006 Perigee: 352. ... EADS SPACE Transportation (acronym: EADS-ST) was formed in June 2003 from the Space Infrastructure division of Astrium (whose core was originally ERNO) and the EADS Launch Vehicles division (formerly Aerospatiales Space division). ...


Products

  • VFW-614


The VFW-614 was a twin-engined jetliner produced in small quantities by Fokker VFW in the early to mid 1970s. ...

Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines: // Piston engines Allison V-1710 Alvis Leonides Armstrong-Siddeley Puma Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah Armstrong-Siddeley Nimbus Bentley BR1 Rotary BMW 132 BMW 139 BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Bristol Titan Bristol Hydra Bristol... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...


Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation This is a list of airlines in operation (by continents and country). ... This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ... This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ... Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by name. ... This is a timeline of aviation history. ...

External links

  • From ERNO to Astrium (In German)
  • Pfalz-Flugzeugwerke (PFW)

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Vereinigten Flugtechnischen Werken (VFW) was a German aerospace company formed by the 1964 merger of Focke Wulf formally merged with Weserflug.
In 1981 VFW was taken over by Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm (MBB), which in its turn was taken over by in 1989 by DASA.
Afterwards the descendant of ERNO was active as the space infrastructure division of Astrium contributing parts to the European Ariane launcher system, and to the International Space Station.
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