Posts Tagged ‘Aircraft’

GE Aviation to open second plant in Mississippi

by MBJ Staff Published: July 28,2011

Tags: Aircraft, airlines, airplanes, composites, economic development, manufacturing

ELLISVILLE — GE Aviation will locate a second manufacturing plant in Mississippi at Ellisville where it will produce advanced composite components for aircraft engines and systems. The company is developing plans for the construction of a manufacturing facility of about 300,000 square feet in Howard Technology Park. The project represents an investment of $56 million […] [...]

Aircraft company moving operations from Arkansas

by Associated Press Published: March 16,2011

Tags: Aircraft, airports, relocation

TUPELO — A company that dissembles wide-body commercial aircraft at the Walnut Ridge Airport in Walnut Ridge, Ark., is moving much of its operation to Mississippi. The Jonesboro Sun reports that Memphis, Tenn.-based Universal Asset Management will move the operation to Tupelo because the 747s and other large aircraft are causing significant damage to runways, […] [...]

Boeing pushes back delivery of 787 again

by Associated Press Published: August 27,2010

Tags: Aircraft, airlines, manufacturing

EVERETT, Wash. — Boeing Co. said today it now expects to deliver its first new 787 jetliner in the middle of first quarter 2011, the second such delay in the past two months, due partly to engine delivery problems. In July, the Chicago-based aerospace company said the cumulative impact of a series of issues could […] [...]

Gates regrets Northrop Grumman’s pull-out

by Associated Press Published: March 11,2010

Tags: Aircraft, military, tanker

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he regrets that a major defense contractor has pulled out of the contest to build a badly needed new Air Force plane. And he warns that the lone surviving bidder shouldn’t expect to be able to pad the check. Gates told a military audience today that he wishes Northrop […] [...]

Eaton gains contract on Russian aircraft

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 31,2009

Tags: aerospace, Aircraft, Jackson facility

Eaton in Jackson will play major role as hydraulic supplier for New Irkut MC21 aircraft   The Eaton Aerospace facility in Jackson will play a major role as diversified industrial manufacturer, working on the design and manufacture of the hydraulic system for Irkut Corporation’s new MC21 single-aisle aircraft line in Russia.   Eaton’s Aerospace facility […] [...]

Eaton becomes hydraulic system supplier for new Irkut MC21 aircraft in Russia

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 25,2009

Tags: Aircraft, Big Business, Business

The Jackson facility will play a major role as diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation begins working on the design and manufacture of the hydraulic system for Irkut Corporation’s new MC21 single-aisle aircraft line in Russia. Eaton’s Aerospace facility in Jackson, Mississippi will play a major design and production role in this new initiative that is […] [...]

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