Spirit AeroSystems Europe said it won deals with Airbus to design and produce a wing structure for the A350 XWB program and reached a $1.7 billion extension on its existing contract to supply leading and trailing edges and other wing structures on the A319, A320 and A321 assembled in the UK from 2011 to 2015. The A350 structure will comprise 50% carbon fiber and measure 32 m. in length. Work will take place at facilities in Prestwick, Kinston, N.C., and Subang outside Kuala Lumpur.

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