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Aerospace and Aviation

A Leader in Air, Space and Autonomous Integration

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The birthplace of aviation is on the cutting-edge of manned and unmanned aerial innovation.

Ohio offers an ecosystem with leading-edge research, innovation and collaborative development that aerospace and aviation companies continue to rely on. From commercial aircraft engines and fluid handling to navigation systems and infrared imaging sensors, more than 550 aerospace and aviation companies in Ohio provide access to products and services critical to the industry and its advancement. Ohio is now becoming an epicenter for the next generation of flight with urban air mobility and integrated autonomous systems.

In Ohio, you can:

  • Hire from a skilled and continuously expanding workforce — currently at nearly 38,000 — trained for in-demand careers including engineering, manufacturing and technology.
  • Collaborate with government, academic, military and industry organizations including Battelle, the Air Force Research Laboratory, the Ohio Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center and the NASA Glenn Research Center, which runs more than 500 specialized research and test facilities, including sound testing for drones.
  • Access manufacturers, suppliers and buyers through an established and comprehensive supply chain, with key competencies including propulsion, landing and braking systems, advanced materials, fluid handling and motion control, unmanned aerial systems, as well as sensors and integrated aircraft systems.

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Ohio is actively investing in a living lab for integrated autonomous systems on the road and in the air. Learn more about what Ohio is doing to drive urban air mobility and a fully integrated autonomous transportation ecosystem forward.

Research and Innovation

Aerospace and Aviation Across Ohio

Ohio is home to a variety of suppliers, manufacturers, researchers and innovators in multiple aerospace and aviation subsectors critical to the advancement of the entire industry. Use the interactive map below to learn more about the breadth of the companies and organizations in Ohio.

*Map is representative and not inclusive of every aerospace and aviation company in the state.


Precision Castparts Corp. Establishing New R&D Campus for Aviation Engineering and Manufacturing in Mason, Ohio, R&D Park

The new $128 million lab will be close to clients and resources to build a strong talent pool
December 20, 2019

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), a global manufacturer of complex metal components and products for critical aerospace and industrial markets, is investing $128 million in a new 31-acre R&D and manufacturing campus in Ohio. Business and economic development partnerships as well as proximity to multiple clients and commercial diverse engineering firms created the ideal environment for the company to test a new integration model.

Ohio Pushes Aerospace and Aviation Forward with Breakthroughs in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Ohio Pushes Aerospace and Aviation Forward with Breakthroughs in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Ohio offers unparalleled access to talent, resources and partnerships for expanding aerospace businesses
Glenn Richardson, managing director of advanced manufacturing, aerospace and aviation
October 25, 2019

In Ohio, our aerospace and aviation workforce and R&D, academic institutions, hundreds of suppliers and manufacturers, and cutting-edge advancements in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) make the state an unmatched location to expand and develop an aerospace company.

50 Years After Apollo 11, Ohio’s Aerospace Contributions are Still Mission Critical

50 Years After Apollo 11, Ohio’s Aerospace Contributions are Still Mission Critical

The extraordinary environment for aerospace technology that put Armstrong on the moon continues today
Glenn Richardson, managing director, advanced manufacturing, aerospace and aviation
October 25, 2019

Ohio is known as “the birthplace of aviation,” but its resources also helped get mankind to the moon. The Lewis Research Center was home to much of the testing and consulting for, and even the naming of, the Apollo 11 mission. Today, Ohio is where companies and research facilities continue to advance aerospace and aviation innovation.

Growing Aerospace Manufacturer Hydro-Aire Expands in Ohio with Over $8.5 Million Investment

Company will construct a second facility adjacent to its existing Elyria location
August 14, 2019

Hydro-Aire Inc. — a division of Crane Aerospace & Electronics — has been doing business in Elyria for more than 100 years. At capacity in its current facility, the company is adding a second building to grow its product lines.

Consolidated Precision Products Expands in Ohio, Pledges 128 Jobs

Aerospace and defense component manufacturer’s new facility will use state-of-the-art automation
August 1, 2019

To meet new market opportunities, Consolidated Precision Products needed to construct a new advanced manufacturing facility for aerospace and defense customers using state-of-the-art robotic and automation technology to produce in-demand products at competitive market prices.

Research & Development Center Grant

JobsOhio is committed to supporting pioneers in the state and driving industry-changing innovation. That’s why we created the JobsOhio Research & Development (R&D) Center Grant which includes up to $100 million of overall funding assistance that helps facilitate the creation of new R&D centers across Ohio in nine targeted industries.

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