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Exciting News for Spirit AeroSystems, Wichita

by Carl Chance in Featured Posts 0

“Wichita, The Air Capital of the World’s Spirit AeroSystems aircraft manufacturer, has been selected as one of seven key partners of Northrop Grumman Corporation which serves as the prime contractor for the B-21 ‘Raider,’ leading [...]

 

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Airbus – http://www.airbus.com/company/americas/

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The newest Airbus facility in the U.S., and the largest in terms of people-power, is in Wichita, Kansas. Airbus North America Engineering, Inc. opened in Spring 2002, is the first design and engineering venture for Airbus in North America and hosts some 140 engineers on the newest and largest Airbus aircraft: the A380.

 

Boeing Airplane Company – http://boeing.mediaroom.com/

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The newest Airbus facility in the U.S., and the largest in terms of people-power, is in Wichita, Kansas. Airbus North America Engineering, Inc. opened in Spring 2002, is the first design and engineering venture for Airbus in North America and hosts some 140 engineers on the newest and largest Airbus aircraft: the A380.

 

Boeing Defense, Space & Security – http://www.boeing.com/boeing/bds/

Boeing Defense, Space & Security working in partnership with its customers and focusing on network-centric, capability-driven solutions, Boeing Defense, Space & Security is transforming business and military operations to address a rapidly changing world. The seven customer-facing business units are Aerospace Support, Air Force Systems, Army Systems, Missile Defense Systems, NASA Systems, Naval Systems and Space Intelligence Systems.

 

Bombardier Aerospace/Learjet – http://press.businessaircraft.bombardier.com/en/press_release.jsp

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Encompassing Learjet, Canadair, deHavilland, and Shorts… as the world’s third largest civil aircraft manufacturer. The company designs, markets and supports the world’s broadest line of business jets, from the Learjet 31A Light Jet to the ultra long-range Bombardier Global Express. Wichita is the production site for Learjet aircraft as well as one of seven Business Aviation Service Centers and the dedicated center for all of the company’s aircraft certification flight-testing.

 

Cessna Aircraft – http://www.cessna.com/company-info/newsroom-and-events

Textron Aviation

Textron Aviation encompasses the largest company-owned service network in the world with 21 facilities. The Wichita, Kansas operation hosts the Cessna Aircraft products along with the line of Beechcraft and Hawker Aircraft.

 

Beechcraft AT-6 Light Attack – http://beechcraft.com/defense/at-6/

Beechcraft AT-6 Light Attack

The AT-6 is a multi-role, multi-mission aircraft system designed to meet a wide spectrum of warfighter needs. Brought to you by the same company that delivered the USAF T-6A and USN T-6B, this proven performer is designed to accommodate 95 percent of the aircrew population – the widest range in its class.

 

Textron AirLand – http://www.scorpionjet.com/

Textron AirLand

Textron AirLand, LLC is a Textron (NYSE:TXT) business focused on designing and manufacturing an affordable, capable jet platform based on commercially available technologies and processes for the tactical military jet aviation market.

 

Spirit AeroSystems – http://www.spiritaero.com/Media.aspx

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Wichita, Kansas is the headquarters for Spirit AeroSystems, having been purchased by the Onex Corp. from Boeing Commercial Airplanes in June, 2005. In addition to Wichita, the Company has operations in Tulsa and McAlester, Oklahoma. Spirit AeroSystems is the world’s largest Tier 1 supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components.


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