Mobile soars for US aviation

October 2015
Engineer (00137758);Oct2015, Vol. 296 Issue 7868, p6
The article cites the opening of the final assembly line (FAL) production facility of global aircraft manufacturer Airbus SAS in Mobile, Alabama, and notes the remarks of Airbus president and chief executive Fabrice Bregier about the plant's operation and the commitment of Airbus to U.S. aviation.


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