The US must invest in research and development (R&D) of technology to take the global lead in aerospace during the second century of flight, according to Boeing EVP Jim Albaugh in a National Aerospace Week address. Speaking at the Wilson Center forum in Washington DC, Albaugh said, “Wherever R&D goes, innovation and economic growth follow. Studies have shown that more than half the growth of America’s GDP is due to technological innovation. Yet US government ...

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