des Etablissements Nieuport founded by Edouard de Niéport.
1911: Company reorganized after M. Niéport
1914: Gustave Delage joins as a designer.
1920: Merges with Astra airship company to
form Nieuport-Astra. Aircraft become known as Nieuport-Delage.
1934: Merges with Ateliers et Chantiers de
la Loire to form Groupement Aviation Loire-Nieuport.
1936: Loire-Nieuport is nationalized with
Breguet to form SNCAO (Societe Nationale de Constructions
Aeronautiques de l'Ouest). Nieuport loses its identity
during World War II.