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November 2007 edition

New aircraft factory planned for Georgia

Georgia-based True Flight Aerospace has announced plans to open a 60,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Valdosta to build Tiger aircraft.

The Atlanta Business Chronicle reported that True Flight Holdings, which recently bought Tiger Aircraft and the rights to the original Grumman designs, will open the facility and a corporate headquarters in the state.

It is hoped that the move will create in the region of 150 jobs. True Flight’s chief executive Kevin Lancaster, commented: “Locating in Valdosta will allow us to produce new state-of-the-art aircraft based on the Grumman Tiger at competitive costs while maintaining the quality that our customers prize.”....

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