Aircraft manufacturing industry also manufactures engines of different aircrafts required in military and commercial needs. For defense purposes, helicopters as well as aircrafts for military requirements are bought by the Government. These defense aircrafts are designed to deliver particular tasks like taking troops from one part to another. The aircraft manufacturing industry also manufactures aircrafts which are not guided by humans. These are called “unmanned aircrafts”. Samplers, sorters, inspectors, testers play a vital role in the smooth functioning of the aircraft industry. They carry out quality control and look into the safety of the aircraft.
According to reports, in the year 2003, workers injured while on duty in the aircraft manufacturing industry accounted for 4.7%. In the private sector, sickness or injuries connected to work accounted for 5% of all accidents and mishaps related to aircraft industry.