Category Archives: Aerospace & Aviation

LeaseCorp Aviation hangar taking off in Wichita.

WICHITA, Kan. — Construction has begun on a new LeaseCorp Aviation hangar at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita. The company is investing $2.5 million in the hangar, which will be its third at the airport. Company officials noted that ong ...

Yingling Aviation expansion taking off in Wichita.

WICHITA, Kan. — Aircraft services company Yingling Aviation has completed its expansion at its facility at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. The 10,000-square-foot expansion will offer the company more room for propeller maintenance, repair and overh ...

Figeac-Aéro HQ landing in Wichita.

WICHITA, Kan. — Aerospace parts supplier Figeac-Aéro has begun construction on its new North American headquarters in Wichita. In addition, the company plans to invest more than $20 million to expand its existing manufacturing facility in Wichita, ...

Drone industry on approach for Kansas expansion.

KANSAS — According to a number of industry leaders, the unmanned aerial vehicle industry is ready to take off in Kansas. That growth could create more than 3,700 jobs in the Sunflower State in the next ten years. Kansas is attractive to the drone indust ...

FMI expansion taking off in Park City.

PARK CITY, Kan. — Thanks to growing demand in the commercial aerospace sector, Park City-based aviation supplier FMI Inc. is expanding. The company is planning to add an additional production facility and 100 jobs in the next year. FMI officials said t ...