heyday, Aero Commander was known for its single- and
twin-engine general aircraft.
1944: The Aero Engineering Co is
formed to design and build the Aero Commander.
1950: Company is renamed Aero Design &
1960: Company becomes Aero Commander
Division of Rockwell-Standard.
1966: Company acquires Intermountain
Manufacturing Co (IMCO) and its ag-aircraft
1967: Rockwell-Standard merges with North
American to form North American Rockwell. Aero Commander Division
becomes General Aviation Division.
1971: North American Rockwell forms AAMSA
with Industrias Unidas SA of Mexico to produce the General Aviation
1980: Rockwell sells General Aviation
Division to Gulfstream.
1988: Gulfstream sells the Commander
single-engine product line to Commander Aircraft.