FAIRCHILD COMPANY HISTORY
Fairchild do Brasil, Ltda. opened its headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fairchild Industrial Products (Sichuan) Company Ltd. opened its headquarters in Chengdu, China.
Fairchild India Private Ltd. opened its headquarters in New Delhi, India
Relocated to West Point Blvd., Winston-Salem, North Carolina (current location).
Moved to Fairchild Drive, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Purchased Speed Control Corporation of Wickliffe, Ohio.
Sherman Fairchild formed Fairchild Aviation Corporation to provide a suitable aircraft that would accommodate his aerial photography equipment. He began the development and manufacture of airplanes and soon became the largest supplier of civilian transport aircraft in the country and the nation’s largest manufacturer of commercial aircraft.
Sherman Mills Fairchild founded Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation. Sherman Fairchild started in the aviation business by designing high speed, between-the-lens shutter aerial cameras.