Spirit Aero Promises Step-Change in Cost, Weight Reduction

Spirit AeroSystems, the Wichita aerostructures giant, on June 17 unveiled new production methods for carbon fiber composite materials that the Tier 1 said will enable lower costs and higher production volumes for future aircraft components. “Our new disruptive technology will offer step-change...
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.

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