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The Glenn L. Martin Company

Aircraft  The Company
 
First
Flight
Model Military Number Name
1932 139 B-10  
1939 162 PBM Mariner
1940 179 B-26 Marauder
1944 210 AM-1 Mauler
1949   TM-61 Matador
1950 202   aka 404
1953 272 B-57 Canberra
1956   TM-76 Mace
1970   X-24  
Martin Aircraft is now part of Lockheed Martin whose core business areas are systems integration, aeronautics, space, and technology services.  The company's business areas are systems integration, aeronautics, space, and technology services.

History

1909: Glenn L. Martin flies his first aircraft in Santa Ana, California.

1915: Glenn Martin stars with Mary Pickford and his Model T plane in A Girl of Yesterday.

1916: The Glenn L. Martin Company merges with the Wright Company.  The two companies separate in 1917 and Martin moves to Ohio.

1928: The Glenn L. Martin Company moves to Baltimore, Maryland.

1932: The Martin YB-10 becomes the world's fastest bomber.

1960: Martin ceases aircraft production to focus on missiles.

1961: Martin merges with American-Marietta (a non-aerospace company) to form Martin-Marietta.

1993: Martin-Marietta acquires General Dynamics' aerospace division.

1995: Lockheed and Martin Marietta merge to form Lockheed Martin.

 
 Related Websites
 
Go to the Lockheed Martin website
Go to the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum website
 

page updated 11 October 2009

 

 

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