A former warehouse some five miles from Filton is to become a high-tech manufacturing facility for advanced composite components. GKN Aerospace bought the building from Airbus in January and has since been preparing it to make composite wing spars for the A350. To date, GKN Aerospace has committed some £190 million ((US$315 million) to the A350 program, including £60 million of repayable launch-aid from the U.K. government. The company said it was investing in extra capacity to support ...
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