LMI Aerospace sales drop in first quarter

LMI Aerospace, which has a facility in Wichita, reported first-quarter sales of $60.4 million, down from $64.0 million in the first quarter of 2009.

Sales in the aerostructures division were $41.2 million in 2010, down from $43.3 million in 2009.

Sales of products to corporate aircraft were down 27 percent to $11.5 million. But sales to commercial aircraft companies were up 25.9 percent to $18.5 million.