These counties include the 6,000 worker Airbus wing assembly
plant and Wrexham and Deeside industrial estates.
On top of that, the new engines had to be mounted further apart from the outboard wing assembly
, and that changed the plane's aerodynamics.
<B A new Airbus Beluga XL which is making its maiden flight to the UK comes in to land at Airbus Broughton wing assembly
plant yesterday Christopher Furlong
The company employs 6,000 workers at the wing assembly
plant at Broughton with thousands more in the supply chain.
If the company did quit the UK it could spell disaster for the Welsh economy with more than 6,000 workers at the wing assembly
plant in Broughton.
Caption: FRCSE artisans tower the fuselage of a T-6 Texan II onto its wing assembly
Asked about the possibility of setting up a manufacturing facility in the Gulf, Muilenburg said: "Boeing has partnered with local entities such as AAI to manufacture major parts of the F-15SA including the forward fuselage, pylon and wing assembly
." The recently formed SRSC will provide more opportunities for the joint-venture companies AAI and Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) to work with engineering students, providing opportunity and experience, Muilenburg explained.
The tax incentive package said it would be terminated if "any final assembly or wing assembly
The report said markings on the wing assembly
"indicated that Raytheon manufactured the bomb in May 2015, after the start of the war".
The aircraft carries parts to and from Airbus's site in Broughton, responsible for wing assembly
of nearly all Airbus aircrafts.