Category Archives: Partenavia

History of Partenavia

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

Foundation of Partenavia

Partenavia was formed as Partenavia Construzioni Aeronautiche in 1957 by Naples University Professor Luigi Pascale. Professor Pascale himself designed and flew some Partenavia aircrafts. Pascale bought a factory in Arzano that same year. In 1959, Partenavia became a limited company. The P. 57 Fachiro is Partenavia’s first major aircraft. The P. 57 Fachiro is a four-seater high-wing...

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