Inslee lauds flight test centerJuly 14, 2014 @ 11:24 am
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Gov. Jay Inslee is lauding the decision by Mitsubishi Aircraft to put a flight test center in Moses Lake.
The company announced the decision Monday from Farnborough Airshow in England, where Inslee currently is leading a state trade mission.
Mitsubishi signed an agreement with AeroTEC, an engineering company based in Seattle and Moses Lake, and flight tests for the Mitsubishi regional jet are scheduled to start at Moses Lake in the fall of 2015. Flight tests are also being conducted in Japan.
A delegation of about 25 people, including those from local government and business, are joining Inslee and Department of Commerce Director Brian Bonlender at the air show. Inslee says they have met with a number of companies who have expressed interest in investing in the state.
Inslee returns to the state July 17.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Don't Flush It
The city says some Seattleites are doing a crappy job of keeping stuff out of the sewer
A federal jury hears arguments in a Bellevue police retaliation lawsuit
A County Councilmember has changed his tune and is now unsure of Metro Transit's 'candor'
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.