Washington aerospace lands new business at Paris Air Show.

With over a century of know-how, Washington State aerospace companies play a leading role in the design and manufacture of commercial aircraft worldwide. Over 1,400 aerospace companies and more than 136,000 highly skilled workers in Washington design and build...

Columbia Gorge on UAS company radars.

Communities along the Columbia Gorge in southwest Washington are abuzz these days in more ways than one. It seems that the unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry has found itself a home in Washington State, one with plenty of talent and a growing economy. Led by...

Over 7 billion gallons saved.

If you find yourself staring at the tips of wings during your travels, wondering what those curvy wingtip additions do, Seattle-based Aviation Partners has the answer. Their blended winglet technology has saved airlines and business jet operators an estimated seven...

Space hub expands in Washington State.

Washington State is increasingly becoming the epicenter of space exploration. With over a century of aerospace know how and a phenomenal depth of tech expertise in the state, home-grown companies like Blue Origin, Vulcan Aerospace, Planetary Resources and Tethers...

Boeing breaks ground on new training center.

Boeing has started work on a new Workforce Training Center at its Auburn, Washington facility. It’s the first new building constructed on the site in almost 25 years. The $16.7 million center, which covers almost 71,000 square feet, is a significant investment...

Washington space company launches imaging satellite.

The goal is to have a more efficient and affordable earth imaging platform. BlackSky Global, a subsidiary of Washington State based Spaceflight Industries, is developing a constellation of satellites that will provide an unprecedented view of the world with high...

Washington State drone industry group gets off the ground.

Commercial aerospace has long been one of Washington State’s premier industries. However, the leading edge sub-sector of unmanned aircraft systems is also being pioneered by Washington companies. The synergy around drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles has...