A Spirit AeroSystems employee inspects a part manufactured by a five-axis machine at the company’s Wichita plant.
A Spirit AeroSystems employee inspects a part manufactured by a five-axis machine at the company’s Wichita plant. Randal G. Allen/Spirit AeroSystems Courtesy photo
A Spirit AeroSystems employee inspects a part manufactured by a five-axis machine at the company’s Wichita plant. Randal G. Allen/Spirit AeroSystems Courtesy photo

Spirit expanding parts manufacturing in Wichita

June 19, 2017 1:01 AM

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  • McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A Pegusus

    McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)