In Japan, it was last year's earthquake and tsunami; manufacturers worldwide are still recovering. In the U.S., a swarm of tornadoes ripping across Kansas—and striking Spirit AeroSystems—brought another reminder of just how vulnerable and vastly inter-connected the aviation's supply chain is to natural disasters. So far, as with the tsunami, aviation has not been deeply hurt. The effects on Boeing are expected to be minimal from the tornado that struck Spirit's Wichita factory on April ...


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