was formed by Stanley Hiller, Jr. to develop small coaxial helicopters.
Hiller found success with a more conventional helicopter--the UH-12. The
company built several other prototypes but none matched the success of the
1942: Hiller Aircraft Company is formed to
1948: Company reorganized as Hiller
1964: Hiller taken over by Fairchild to form
1966: Company renamed Fairchild Industries.
1973: Heliparts, a company supporting existing
Hiller products, renames itself Hiller Aviation.
1984: Hiller Aviation becomes a subsidiary of
Rogerson Aircraft passing through several names--Hiller Helicopters,
Rogerson Helicopters and Rogerson Hiller.