Commander Aircraft Company,
incorporated in 1988, acquired the Commander single-engine product line
from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, which acquired Rockwell’s General
Aviation Division in 1981. Commander aircraft have a legendary
design heritage. It's single-engine, high performance aircraft were
designed by Rockwell International, which has designed such legendary
aircraft as the P-51 Mustang, the F-100 Super Sabre, the B-1 Bomber and
the Space Shuttle.
An exciting new era for Commander
aircraft was begun. From 1988 through mid-1992, Commander Aircraft Company
designed, engineered and implemented a series of aerodynamic, avionic, and
cabin improvements, resulting in the new Commander 114B, which received a
new type certificate from the FAA in 1992. The Commander 114B is
solid honest airplane with a spacious cabin and luxurious appointments,
made to appeal to the corporate world.