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Airframer journal -
October 2005 issue

Mooney takes off with news of a second shift
By Claire Morrison

Gretchen Jahn loves to fly. Whether she is open to the elements in a navy biplane, or performing aerobatics in a Czech-built L39. It is perhaps no coincidence then that she took the helm as chief executive of US aircraft manufacturer Mooney Airplane Company.

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BAe 146 Life Extension Programme completed

Laser deposition and airframes

It's not all plane sailing! The birth of a joint venture engineering company

Work on one-piece fuselage nears completion

Book Review

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Georgia-based manufacturer announces production plans

Research programme looks for cost-reducing innovation

Work begins on military helicopter programme

Manufacturers run rings around aviation counterparts

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