Kansas USA-based aerostructures manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems Inc (NYSE: SPR) said it has shipped its first leading and trailing edge wing structures for European airframer´s Airbus A320neo programme from its Prestwick Scotland site.
Spirit said its Prestwick operation supports assembly of leading and trailing edges for Airbus single-aisle wings and variants.
The company is a non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft.
In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsaand McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit´s core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components.
Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services inNorth America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus.
Find out more at www.spiritaero.com.