Company Profile

Polskie Zakłady Lotnicze Sp. z o.o. – PZL Mielec a Lockheed Martin Company is the biggest Polish manufacturer of aircraft, currently expanding its production profile to include aerostructures and helicopters. On March 16, 2007, 100% of the shares of Polskie Zakłady Lotnicze Sp. z o.o. were purchased from ARP S.A. by United Technologies Holdings S.A. (UTH), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). The new era was initiated not only in the history of Mielec aviation industry but also in the history of the company itself.


In 2015, PZL Mielec together with Sikorsky were acquired by Lockheed Martin. Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that – with the addition of Sikorsky – employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.


Our current product line includes:


  • M28 – a turbo-prop, twin-engine, STOL class  (short takeoff & landing) aircraft designed for passenger and/or cargo transportation, paradrop, medical evacuation, marine reconnaissance and patrol flights, and Search & Rescue missions.


  • M28B Bryza -  the military version of the M28 model, designed for special operations (depending on configuration).


  • M18 Dromader – a single-engine aircraft used in agricultural, fire fighting and forest protection operations.


  • UH-60M BLACK HAWK™ Cabins, the major structural assembly used to build the Sikorsky UH-60M BLACK HAWK™ Helicopter.


Following the free market rules and operating in accordance with Polish Commercial Code, we pursue manufacturing and commercial activities in the field of PZL designed aviation products and introducing them to international markets. We also cooperate with such aviation industry leaders as Sikorsky Aircraft and Pratt & Whitney Canada.


PZL Mielec produces cabins of BLACK HAWK helicopters for international recipients and the U.S. Army. Moreover  we have launched the production line of S-70i helicopters, belonging to the family of combat proven BLACK HAWK helicopters.


Currently the company employs 1600 employees, including the highly skilled engineering, technical and production departments. It also holds the technical, organizational and manufacturing certificates for designing and manufacturing aircraft and conducting aviation development programs.


PZL Mielec faces new opportunities and challenges now. The company has expanded its product range by adding the UH-60M BLACK HAWK cabin, and now is assembling the multipurpose S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter. Success can only be achieved by a modern company with an efficient organizational structure together with employees, who create a strong production culture. This is the reason why the company puts so much emphasis on personnel qualifications - employee training both vocational and expert. Ethical business practices are also an important element. The Code of Ethics was implemented to serve as the base for systematical training schedule for work and work behavior ethics. By having trained staff, the company has a chance to develop and succeed in the new economic environment and to be recognized as trustworthy for the market and for its customers.




M. Adamski

M. Adamski
Realizacja Ideo
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