aerospace industry http://www.kplu.org en Moses Lake Selected As Test Flight Center For Japanese Regional Jet http://www.kplu.org/post/moses-lake-selected-test-flight-center-japanese-regional-jet <p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 12px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 14.40143871307373px;">A Japanese airplane maker will test its new regional jet in Moses Lake, Washington.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12px;">Mitsubishi&nbsp;Aircraft Company made that announcement Monday at the </span>Farnborough<span style="font-size: 12px;"> Air Show in England.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 12px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: 14.40143871307373px;">Gov. Jay Inslee is attending the air show with a delegation. He told reporters in a conference call that Mitsubishi’s investment could put central Washington on the global map for flight tests.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:40:11 +0000 Austin Jenkins 17722 at http://www.kplu.org Moses Lake Selected As Test Flight Center For Japanese Regional Jet Wash. state courts Airbus, other European companies at air show http://www.kplu.org/post/wash-state-courts-airbus-other-european-companies-air-show <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington’s delegation to the Paris Air Show is trying to persuade more European aerospace companies to do business here. They're finding that European companies are receptive, in part because they want to do business in dollars.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:36:21 +0000 Ashley Gross 9108 at http://www.kplu.org Wash. state courts Airbus, other European companies at air show Washington aerospace companies celebrate Airbus test flight (quietly) http://www.kplu.org/post/washington-aerospace-companies-celebrate-airbus-test-flight-quietly <p>Each maiden voyage of a Boeing airplane has been cause for much celebration in Washington state. But now there’s a big chunk of the local aerospace industry that also supplies Boeing’s main rival, Airbus. So when a new Airbus plane takes to the skies – like the A350 earlier today – a large contingent of workers here in Boeing’s backyard watches with pride.</p><p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 9068 at http://www.kplu.org Washington aerospace companies celebrate Airbus test flight (quietly)