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British Aircraft Corp (BAC)


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Model Military Number Name
1948     Viscount1
1954 P.84   Jet Provost2
1969     Concorde
1 acquired with Vickers
2 acquired with Hunting Aircraft
The British Aircraft Corp (BAC) was formed because the British government demanded that the TSR.2 attack bomber would only be purchased from a merged group of then existing aircraft companies.  The company ended by the nationalization of the aerospace industry.


1960: The British Aircraft Corp (BAC) is formed by merging Bristol, English Electric and Vickers.  BAC also acquires controlling interest in Hunting Aircraft.

1965: The TSR.2 contract is terminated and Hunting Aircraft is closed.

1977: BAC is merged into British Aerospace by the nationalization of the aerospace industry.


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