Thorp Aircraft Co

1940: (Rudy Paulic and John W) Thorp Aircraft Corp,
Oakland CA.
USA
 
In 1949 became Thorp Aircraft Co at Pacoima, California by John W. Thorp to develop his Sky Skooter two-seat light aircraft, first flown August 1946, itself developed from Lockheed Little Dipper.
 
1956: Thorp Engr Co,
Burbank CA.
USA
 
Built three of T-111 model; introduced T-211 in 1953, production of which undertaken by Tubular Aircraft Products Company. Thorp Engineering markets plans for T-18 Tiger homebuilt.
 
c.1980: Lockeford CA.
USA
 
1985: Thorp 211 Aircraft Co.
 
1990: Thorp Aero Inc (foreign marketing only), KY.