AiResearch was an innovative gas turbine company and held a
large part of the general aviation and light military propulsion
market. Its Sky Harbor Airport, Phoenix, Arizona facility is
still a large part of Honeywell's aircraft engine business.
Cliff Garrett opens AiResearch at Mines Field (now Los
1968: Signal merges with the Garrett
Corporation. Garrett AiResearch continues as a separate
division of the Signal Companies.
1981: The AiResearch name is dropped.
The engine business is named Garrett Turbine Engine Company.
1985: Allied Corp. and the Signal Companies
merge to form AlliedSignal. Garrett loses its separate