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Mecham, Michael
May 2013
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/20/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 16, p42
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The article examines the layout and construction of an aircraft factory in Mobile, Alabama by aerospace industries firm Airbus SAS for final assembly of its Airbus A320 jet transport. The resemblance of the factory's layout to that of Airbus's A320 assembly facilities in Tianjin, China and Hamburg, Germany is discussed. The U.S. supply chain for A320 production is considered.


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