Document Type : Research Paper


Aircraft industry is considered as one of the strategic industries of each country from technological, economic, technical and culture aspects; and its development requires long term planning in all dimensions including research, manufacturing and maintenance of flight devices whose substructure determines the future views. Planners and politicians of state aircraft industry are facing interdependent and associated problems for directing this industry; so they should answer the following question: - Where do they start the problems? - Which ones are of the most important? - Where should they pay the charge of their attempt up to? Aircraft industry strategy is not an imaginary project; so considering its present situation resulted from the past various conditions of products, its future and plan should be designed. The present article is determining the theoretical framework of design and planning of the long-term programs for state aircraft industry development. It is hoped that it would be useful for state aircraft industry planners and managers.