Boeing selects Australia for first final assembly facility outside North America

2021-09-22 22:36:21 GMT2021-09-23 06:36:21(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Boeing announced on Wednesday that it has selected Australia's Toowoomba as the preferred site for the company's first aircraft assembly facility of its kind outside of North America.

Boeing Australia will establish the facility in the Wellcamp Aerospace and Defence Precinct at Wellcamp Airport to produce and assemble the Boeing Airpower Teaming System (also known as Loyal Wingman), the first military combat aircraft designed, developed and manufactured in Australia in half a century.

The aircraft made its first flight in February 2021, Boeing said. Enditem