Bridgestone Doubles Aircraft Tire Capacity (Akron/Tire Review Dow Jones Newswires) Bridgestone Corp. will double its production capacity for aircraft radial tires by 2011 and set up a second production facility on the site of its existing plant in Tokyo. Advertisement ByTire Review Staff on September 29, 2006 The tiremaker said it expects global demand for aircraft tires to increase 50% over the next five years.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Bridgestone supplies tires to the Airbus 380 and also makes tires for fitments on Boeing 787 airplanes. Advertisement In this article: Click to comment News: Epicor Launches Free ‘Profit Clinic’ for the Aftermarket Service: Hunter Releases New Heavy-Duty Tire Changer News: Arnott Acquires AccuAir Underhood: PTC Introduces New Steering Knuckle Assemblies Advertisement WEBINARS Watch a webinar for free on-demand! PODCASTS Listen to the latest episode on "What's Treading". SUBSCRIBE Get the latest news in Tire Review World Tire Report.