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Dan Catchpole | dcatchpole@heraldnet.com
Published: Saturday, May 19, 2012, 3:00 a.m.

Aerospace ambitions

Where will the next aerospace super-hub be?

A few stories published this week offer glimpses at the aerospace ambitions of different areas:

Turkey's Industry Minister suggests in this story that incentives could draw General Electric to the country.


United Arab Emirates wants to be a challenger to the United States and Asia as a producer of big aircraft components in a short time in this Reuters piece. The government funded Mubadala Aerospace firm is paving the way for the UAE.

"Our objective is within a decade to be a global leader in composite airframes and a leader in wings and empennage (tail sections)," said Mubadala Aerospace executive director Homaid Al Shemmari.

And, of course, China is in the mix, though James Fallows, a correspondent for The Atlantic, notes the country is its own challenges in this article.
Story tags » BoeingAerospace

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