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Modern Aerospace Manufacturing
"Spirit AeroSystems is the only manufacturer in the world to offer the most advanced capabilities, industry-leading efficiencies and large-scale fabrication capacity — all at once."
– Tom Gentile, President & CEO, Spirit AeroSystems
Design to Assembly V-280 Fuselage
Shipsets Delivered in 2018
Aviation Experts Worldwide
The Future of Defense
Spirit AeroSystems is leveraging engineering leadership, recognized design-build capabilities and quality practices to bring innovation to defense. Spirit is proud to be a key part of Team Valor, designing and building the composite fuselage for the V-280 Valor for Bell Helicopter in just 22 months.
Spirit AeroSystems has the capacity to meet virtually any production demand and deliver the most efficient processes for specific customer requirements. Spirit leverages more than 16 million square feet of production space worldwide to deliver key components on every commercial aircraft in Airbus’ and Boeing’s backlog and bring rapid design/build practices to the defense sector.
As air travel increases, so does the demand for new aircraft. As one of the world’s largest tier-one suppliers, Spirit AeroSystems is answering industry demand by delivering increased production output. Spirit delivers quality, safe products on time and on budget by integrating innovative processes and new technology on the factory floor. Discover more about Accelerating Production.
As a world-class research and development business, Spirit engineers work alongside OEMs on new product development. The ability to design, modify and continually improve components allows Spirit to pass on benefits — such as strength-to-weight advantages and lower costs — to customers. It also helps ensure the seamless integration of components into final assemblies. Discover more about Engineering the Future.
Spirit AeroSystems is a recognized industry leader in advanced composite manufacturing, building large, complex composite parts and structures quickly and at a competitive cost. Spirit offers proven knowledge and experience to adapt composite materials for use in fuselage, nacelle and wing structures. Discover more about Advancing Composites.
Imagining and developing the factory of the future is an ongoing, day-to-day reality at Spirit. The future is taking shape through the company’s development of automated processes, Spirit-developed patented processes and a significant commitment to integrating research findings into practical solutions. Discover some of the key processes and technologies Spirit is bringing to the industry. Discover more about Factory Optimization.