Helicopters was formed by Stanley Hiller, Jr. to
develop small coaxial helicopters. Hiller found success with a
more conventional helicopter--the UH-12. The company built
several other prototypes but none matched the success of the UH-12.
Hiller Aircraft Company is formed to develop
1948: Company reorganized as Hiller
1964: Hiller taken over by Fairchild
to form Fairchild Hiller.
1966: Company renamed Fairchild Industries.
1973: Heliparts, a company supporting
existing Hiller products, renames itself Hiller Aviation.
1984: Hiller Aviation becomes a subsidiary of
Rogerson Aircraft passing through several names--Hiller Helicopters, Rogerson
Helicopters and Rogerson Hiller.