Società Anonima Nieuport-Macci

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Sgt. Giulio Macchi produced licensed Nieuport aircraft for Italian use. In 1913, began to manufacture original parasol monoplanes. In 1915 copied captured Lohner L40 flying boat, which led to a series of single-engined biplane flying boat fighters, mostly pushers, of which several hundred were built by 1918. In 1928, company was renamed Aeronautica Macchi SpA (Macchi) and continued to produce aircraft; reorganization 1981 created subsidiary Aermacchi SpA, which in 1997 bought and merged with SIAI, creating SIAI-Marchetti.

SD says company renamed Aeronautica Macchi SpA, 1928; G and 2dG say company renamed Aeronautic Macchi, 1922.


Names Società Anonima Nieuport-Macci, Nieuport-Macchi SA, Aeronautic Macchi
Country Italy
City Varese
Started aero 1912
Ended aero 1928 name change
Key people Giulio Macchi
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