The region’s businesses played an active role in the renaissance of the French aerospace industry in the wake of the Second World War. Jodel and Robin aircraft, to name just two, have contributed to the sector’s growth, and helped make France the world’s second leading company in numbers of pilots.
This industrial activity paved the way for innovation which can still be seen in the region’s aerospace sector today.
Expertise in civil and military aviation and defence is built an industrial network with complementary skills.
It is a comprehensive sector: aircraft manufacturers and airport service and maintenance companies rub shoulders with a dense network of commercial and military aviation subcontractors.
Aerospace in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
- 550direct companies and subcontractors
- 20 750direct and indirect jobs
A complete supply chain: aircraft manufacturers, airport services and maintenance businesses are found alongside a dense network of subcontractors.
Some leading firms
Danielson Aircraft Systems, Figeac Aero, JG Aviation, Kep Technologies, Lisi Aerospace, MK Composites, New Robin Aircraft, Safran, SKF Aerospace, Thalès, UTC Aerospace
Aerospace ecosystem in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté