Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) company manufactures aircrafts at Bangalore. It was established as Hindustan Aircraft in Bangalore in 1940 on 23 Dec 1940. It is governed under the management of the Indian Ministry of Defence.
HAL built the first military aircraft in South Asia. It is currently involved in the design, fabrication and assembly of aircraft, jet engines, helicopters and their spare parts. It has several facilities spread across India.
The locations where the manufacturing plants are operated by HAL include Nasik, Korwa, Kanpur, Koraput, Lucknow, Bangalore and Hyderabad.