LIKE the Great Lakes region in North America and the Paris region in France, the Midlands hosts one of the world's major aerospace
clusters that does not make aircraft.
It is estimated the investment will secure up to 115,000 jobs in the aerospace
industry and its supply chain in the long-term.
Earlier this year, Iran's Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said rapid growth and expansion of aerospace
technology tops the agenda of his ministry this Iranian year (March 2012 - March 2013).
Industry sources said that South Korea governmental subsidies for its aerospace
industry are very attractive to upstream international aerospace
customers, despite questionable delivery and quality control of Korean makers.
"This MoU not only demonstrates Mubadala Aerospace
's commitment to the very highest standards of safety and airworthiness certification, it also highlights the GCAA's commitment to the UAE as the central aerospace
hub of the Middle East," said Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA.
"We believe that this inaugural event will continue over time to become a cornerstone meeting for industry leaders within the global calendar," said Homaid Al Shemmari, executive director of Mubadala Aerospace
. "The decision to create and hold a global aerospace
summit in Abu Dhabi demonstrates the growing importance of the Gulf region to the industry as a whole, but also reflects the need for a dedicated, high-level forum focused on the future of the overall aerospace
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Chami, for his part, recalled that "Morocco has identified the aerospace
industry as a key sector for investment as part of its global industrial strategy."
In 2007, the UK aerospace
sector, the second largest in the world behind the US, had 17% global market share in civil aerospace
and led the world with 33% of the global defence export market.
'09 will also include a repeat of the successful Congress that attracted airline CEOs, heads of China's key government departments, and policy makers in 2007 The master classes included free seminars on issues affecting civil aviation throughout the region.
An AEDC survey of Arkansas' aerospace
industry shows that figure poised to grow, as worldwide commercial flights increase and military aerospace
equipment requires upgrades and replacement.
industry, both manufacturing and maintenance, is growing strongly.
When added to those of the other aircraft producers worldwide, the vast amount of future business for metals producers serving the aerospace
industry is apparent.
Thomas Russell, director, AFOSR Aerospace
and Material Sciences Directorate.
group EADS said on Tuesday its board had appointed Fabrice Bregier, 45, as chief operating officer at troubled commercial aircraft subsidiary Airbus.
Stork Sp Aerospace
in the Netherlands displayed a braided carbon-fiber aircraft landing-gear component about 40 mm thick, which has been tested for jet fighters.