Category Archives: Bellanca

History of Bellanca Aircraft

Knisley Welding caters to the aircraft exhaust systems of some of Bellanca aircraft. Let’s take a look into the brief history of Bellanca and how it has come about, how it has contributed to the aircraft industry, and how it is doing now.

Bellanca Aircraft: Its Foundation 

After Giuseppe Mario Bellanca, the designer and builder of Italy’s first aircraft, came to the USA in 1911, he began designing aircrafts for different firms, including the Maryland Pressed Steel Company, Wright Aeronautical Corporation and the Columbia Aircraft Corporation. Bellanca founded his own company, Bellanca Aircraft Corporation of America in 1927, sited first in Richmond...

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