Airbus Tries New Way To Build Planes

Airbus and Boeing are rethinking how they build jetliners. What's emerging is a middle path between outsourcing and the highly centralized production systems that preceded it.

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    The competition to build Europe's next generation of polar-orbiting weather satellites has been won by Airbus. The big aerospace concern was declared the winner at the latest meeting of the European Space Agency's (Esa) Industrial Policy Committee (IPC).
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  • Airbus Defence and Space To Build Ground Stations for French Musis Satellite
    PARIS — France has awarded a contract worth up to a total of €300 million (US $406.7 million) to Airbus Defence and Space division to build and maintain the ground stations for the Musis military spy satellite, the Direction Générale de l’Armement ...
    01/23/2014 - 3:54 am | View Link
  • Honeywell to build the power facility of the new Airbus assembly line in Alabama
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