Several major global aerospace
players have important operations in the region.
"We're doing all we can to maintain this jewel in our crown, which is why government is working hand in hand with industry to inject PS2bn into a unique longterm strategy to maintain Britain's position as the centre of aerospace
On September 30, Managing-Director of the Iranian Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) Manouchehr Manteqi announced that the country plans to unveil new home-made turbofan engines in an exhibition of aerospace
IDB said some local aerospace-parts makers recently won three-year orders from big international customers, with China Airlines and EVA Airways providing increasing aircraft repair and maintenance services to international customers, and big Japanese conglomerates seeking qualified sub-contractors in Taiwan, all of which showing steady growth of the local aerospace
industry, IDB said.
As a part of the new deals, Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) agreed to establish Strata Manufacturing (Strata), Mubadala Aerospace
's advanced composite aerostructures facility in Al Ain, as a major Tier 1 supplier to Boeing.
Chami expressed satisfaction regarding the promotion of partnership with Boeing to include more of the aerospace
company's suppliers who "will find a welcoming environment for investment in Morocco."
Dr Ruth Mallors, Aerospace
and Defence KTN director, said: "The aerospace
and defence industry is a major employer in the UK, providing well-paid jobs in an innovative, world-leading sector.
is the world's largest single-focused exhibition and congress for the commercial aerospace
and civil aviation market with particular emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region.
The alliance also launched a Web site at www.arkansasaerospace.com to promote the aerospace
industry in Arkansas and provide a place for Arkansas aerospace
companies to find workers.
Apart from attracting more aerospace
manufacturing projects, Singapore is developing both its research and development (R&D) and training and education capabilities.
Manufacturing and Design is a new publication that will be produced quarterly by GIE Media to serve aerospace
industry component manufacturers and others involved in all aspects of the production of commercial, military and private aircraft.
Birkan collected funding ideas for AFOSR's Aerospace
and Materials Sciences Directorate.