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 336411 Aircraft Manufacturing

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) manufacturing or assembling complete aircraft; (2) developing and making aircraft prototypes; (3) aircraft conversion (i.e., major modifications to systems); and (4) complete aircraft overhaul and rebuilding (i.e., periodic restoration of aircraft to original design specifications).


  • Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing guided missiles and space vehicles are classified in U.S. Industry 336414, Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Manufacturing;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in the repair of aircraft (except overhauling, conversion, and rebuilding) are classified in Industry 488190, Other Support Activities for Air Transportation; and
  • Research and development establishments primarily engaged in aircraft R&D (except prototype production) are classified in Industry 541710, Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences.
    No change 1997 to 2002 2002 NAICS to 1987 SIC 1997Economic Census Bridge Between 1997 NAICS and SIC
    Corresponding Index Entries
    3364113364113721Aircraft conversions (i.e., major modifications to system)
    3364113364113721Aircraft manufacturing
    3364113364113721Aircraft overhauling
    3364113364113721Aircraft rebuilding (i.e., restoration to original design specifications)
    3364113364113721Autogiros manufacturing
    3364113364113721Blimps (i.e., aircraft) manufacturing
    3364113364113721Developing and producing prototypes for aircraft
    3364113364113721Gliders (i.e., aircraft) manufacturing
    3364113364113721Hang gliders manufacturing
    3364113364113721Helicopters manufacturing
    3364113364113728Target drones, aircraft, manufacturing
    3364113364113721Ultra light aircraft manufacturing