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2010-03-01 13:08:00

WICHITA, Kan., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Wichita Mid-Continent Airport will begin featuring travel photos submitted by passengers on its Web site (www.flywichita.com) beginning in April. The airport is asking patrons to upload their favorite digital images from vacations, mission trips, sporting events or any adventure that originated from the airport. Photos submitted between March 1 and March 21 will be judged and the person submitting the best photo will be awarded two round-trip...

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2010-02-25 13:30:33

Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will discuss science and living in space with students from Mueller Aerospace and Engineering Discovery Magnet School in Wichita, Kan., on Tuesday, March 2. The call between the students and International Space Station Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer and Soichi Noguchi will take place from 10:35 to 10:55 a.m. CST. The event will be held at Exploration Place in Wichita. Reporters interested in attending the event should...

2010-02-12 10:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR), announced today that Philip Anderson has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Jeff Turner, President and CEO. Anderson has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since October of 2009. Anderson had previously served as Spirit's Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations, and has more than 20 years of experience in aerospace and finance for companies...

2010-02-04 12:55:00

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson will speak at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Aerospace & Defense Conference at approximately 9:40 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. Mr. Anderson's remarks will be webcast and presentation materials will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are urged to check the web site in advance to...

2010-01-25 09:43:00

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2009 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, Feb. 4. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about fourth quarter and full-year 2009 results and company outlook at 10 a.m. Central...

2009-12-21 10:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced that, effective immediately, it will commence direct international parts sales and distribution. In making this announcement, Spirit is responding to customers' expressed desire to deal directly with Spirit and not through an intermediary. Spirit's sales and distribution network has developed and matured since its separation from Boeing in 2005 and the company is now fully capable of...

2009-11-25 09:54:00

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the Credit Suisse 2009 Aerospace & Defense Conference in New York City, N.Y., at approximately 11:45 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009. Mr. Turner's remarks will be webcast and presentation materials will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are urged to check the web site in advance to ensure...

2009-11-24 13:28:00

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Credit Conference at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. Mr. Anderson's remarks will be webcast and presentation materials will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are urged to check the web site in advance to ensure their...

2009-11-18 11:29:00

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today formally opened its new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) repair station in China through a joint venture with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) and its subsidiary Taikoo (Xiamen) Aircraft Engineering Co. Ltd. (TAECO). The Spirit facility, based in Jinjiang, China, known as Taikoo Spirit AeroSystems (Jinjiang) Composite Co. Ltd., will provide world-class repair services...

2009-10-22 06:30:00

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its third quarter 2009 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, Nov. 5. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Interim Chief Financial Officer Philip Anderson will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about third quarter 2009 results and company outlook at 10 a.m. Central time. That presentation will be broadcast...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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