Thu, May 25, 2006
Second Non-Boeing Deal In Two Months
It's a big deal for
Wichita, KS-based Spirit Aerosystems. The Boeing spinoff has won a
contract from crosstown neighbor Cessna to build the upper and
lower wing tooling for the Citation Sovereign midsize bizjet.
"In a time where the industry is booming and Cessna is working
at capacity, it is helpful to be able to partner with our Wichita
aviation colleagues," said Ron Alberti, senior vice president for
Cessna's Integrated Supply Chain.
The Wichita Eagle reports the short-term contract -- to provide
tooling to hold the wing structures during assembly -- is the
second non-Boeing contract Spirit has received in the past few
In April, Spirit told its employees the company won a bid from a
major engine manufacturer -- believed to be Rolls-Royce -- to
design and build engine nacelles.
With its recent purchase of BAE Systems Aerostructures in the
UK, Spirit can also count on future work from the likes of Airbus
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