Aero Suppliers Staying Resilient, But What About 2021?

Boeing 737 MAX fuselage, Spirit AeroSystem factory
Fuselages for the Boeing 737 MAX used to just be squeezed together inside Spirit AeroSystem’s factory. Increasingly they are piling up around the Wichita facility.
Credit: Spirit AeroSystems
If there has been a relative bright spot in the U.S. commercial aviation supply chain since COVID-19 rocked the industry, it is the dearth of bankruptcies and clear exits from the sector by small and medium enterprises (SME) in 2020. To be sure, there have been some—Impresa Aerospace, a U.S.-based...
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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