Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company
Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company (HESA), (Persian: شرکت صنایع هواپیماسازی ایران — هسا‎‎), is an Iranian aircraft production company. Established in 1976, it belongs to the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) and is located at Shahin Shahr, Isfahan. Approximately 2 million square meters or 500 acres of land on which the company is established was gifted by the locally notable and well-regarded Boroumand family (the brothers: Abdolghaffar, Abdolrahman, Abdolrahim, Abdolkarim, Abdolrashid and Abdollah). The company has thousands of square meters of available grounds, and 250,000 square meters of shops and hangars are allocated to A/C part manufacturing, assembling, laboratories, flight test facilities and shops of preparation for production.[1]
The original factory, built by Textron, was to produce Bell 214s of different configurations in Iran with a deal that involved several hundred helicopters and technology transfers. Reportedly the contract was so huge that a new Textron division had to be founded to meet Iranian demands and handle the program with Major General Delk M. Oden as president. The work ended due to the Iranian Revolution and subsequent sanctions against Iran.
HESA manufactured and flown IrAn-140-100
See also
  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-12-27. Retrieved 2014-03-14.
  2. ^ "Ababil (Swallow) Unmanned Air Vehicle [UAV]".
  3. ^ "Zafar 300 helicopter - development history, photos, technical data".
  4. ^ "Zafar-300 (Iran), Aircraft - Rotary Wing - Military". Jane’s. Archived from the original on 2013-01-26. Retrieved 2016-09-12.
  5. ^ "VAR.Zafar 300".
  6. ^ - 17k
External links
Wikimedia Commons has media related to HESA.
Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industrial Company (HESA) Official website
Iranian Combat Aircraft Programmes - IHS Aerospace Defence & Security (2015)
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