Airbus and a group of Chinese industrial partners on Monday opened a joint venture composite manufacturing facility in Harbin first announced in 2009 (ATW Daily News, Feb. 2, 2009). It spans 33,800 sq.m. and will eventually be an "80,000 sq.m. manufacturing compound, comprising production, technical support, office areas and other services," Airbus said. The Harbin Hafei Airbus Composite Manufacturing Centre will produce A350 rudders, elevators, Section 19 maintenance doors and ...

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