Spirit AeroSystems CEO Tom Gentile announced the unveiling of the company's new Global Digital Logistics Center, a seven-story 150,000-square-foot building as part of a $1 billion expansion that includes ober 1,000 new jobs.
Wichita Public Schools along with WSU Tech and Textron Aviation announces it will start the state's first aviation technical education pathway. Through the program students will work towards potential jobs in the aviation industry.
Video released by the National Transportation Safety Board shows an Air Canada plane correct itself after almost landing on the wrong taxiway at San Francisco International Airport. The NTSB is currently investigating the incident.
Global Aviation Technologies started test flying the Air Force's fleet of 19 C-21 jets after updating their avionics at their Wichita plant Thursday. After more updates the first test flight should be Friday morning.
Charles "Chaunce" Chauncey flew 35 missions as a B-29 pilot in World War II. During his interment in Winfield on Thursday, the restored B-29 "Doc" honored Chauncey with a flyover. "Doc" is one of two B-29s still flying.
Air Force Master Sgt. Bartek Bachleda’s idea to prevent neck and back injuries for boom instructors is expected to save the Air Force $132 million a year. The Air Force plans to spend $1.5 million to test his invention.
Spirit AeroSystems president and CEO Tom Gentile, center, speaks at a ceremony Tuesday marking the opening of the company’s Five-Axis Center of Excellence. Spirit AeroSystems officially marked the opening of a new center Tuesday that is part of it
Crews from McConnell Air Force Base have spent the past three weeks coordinating the air refueling of more than 80 Navy, Marines and Air Force fighter jets and bombers during the Red Flag air-to-air combat exercise held at Nellis Air Force Base in
Spirit AeroSystems plans to add more than 1,000 jobs over the two years, President and CEO Tom Gentile announced Wednesday. It also plans $1 billion in new capital investment at its Wichita site over five years, he said. Gentile said the company n
Kansas City Star staff photographer David Eulitt videotaped the lightning from a line of thunderstorms in mid-Missouri on his flight from Chicago to Kansas City on Southwest Airlines Flight 20 Monday evening. Eulitt was returning from the Chiefs-J
The Wichita Eagle purchased a drone last July and three of our photographers have become FAA-certified small Unmanned Aerial System pilots. We use the drone to bring fresh perspectives and images to stories. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)