McDonnell Aircraft Corporation

 

General Info

  • Name: McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
  • Country: USA
  • Headquarters: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Founded by: James Smith McDonnell
  • Founded: Jan 1939
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The McDonnell Aircraft Corporation was an American aerospace manufacturer based in St. Louis, Missouri. The company was founded on July 16, 1939 by James Smith McDonnell, and was best known for its military fighters, including the F-4 Phantom II, and manned spacecraft including the Mercury capsule and Gemini capsule. McDonnell Aircraft later merged with the Douglas Aircraft Company to form McDonnell Douglas in 1967.

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