Mahindra Aerospace


Mahindra Aerospace is an Indian aerospace company, part of the Mahindra Group.[5][6] It is the first Indian private firm to make smaller civil aircraft for the Indian general aviation market.[4] It is an AS9100 Rev.D certified design organization.[7]

Mahindra Aerospace
Founded2003; 19 years ago (2003)[1]
FounderAnand Mahindra
HeadquartersMumbai, Maharashtra, India[2]
Key people
ParentMahindra Group


A Civil Air Patrol GA8 Airvan on takeoff from West Houston Airport during a mission following Hurricane Rita in 2005.

The parent Mahindra & Mahindra group acquired a 75.1% majority stake in December 2009 of Australian aircraft manufacturer Gippsland Aeronautics, builder of the Gippsland GA200, Gippsland GA8 Airvan and the Gippsland GA10 Airvan. The company was renamed GippsAero.[8]

Also in December 2009 the Mahindra & Mahindra group also acquired a 75.1% stake in Aerostaff Australia,[9] a component manufacturer of high-precision, close-tolerance, aircraft components and assemblies for large aerospace original equipment manufacturers.[citation needed]

In June 2010 the company acquired the Australian Boeing unit, an aerospace component manufacturer.[citation needed]


National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) and Mahindra Aerospace jointly developed the NAL NM5 light aircraft.

Manufacturing plantsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Mahindra offers to quit AI board over conflict of interest". 22 February 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  2. ^ CJ: puretechin. "Mahindra Engineering Services bags Process Innovation award at the NASSCOM Innovation Awards 2011". Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Mahindra GippsAero's GA8TC-320 Airvan enthrals Mumbai". Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Mahindra Aero bets on components - Money - DNA". Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  5. ^ "Mahindra plans Rs 285cr aerospace facility". The Times of India. 8 February 2011. Archived from the original on 8 March 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Mahindra Aerospace looking for strategic investors including OEMs and tier I suppliers". Invest in India. 21 February 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  7. ^ "Aerospace". Retrieved 6 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Mahindra buys major stake in Australian firms". The Hindu. 16 December 2009. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  9. ^ "M&M buys two Aussie aerospace cos". The Economic Times. 16 December 2009.

External linksEdit

  • Official website
  • Mahindra Aerospace to roll-out first aircraft by March 2011