Advantage: Aerospace

Tweet Click the above diagram for a larger view. The aerospace industry is one of our region’s vital and growing sectors. Currently, there are 80 aerospace-related companies in the Inland Northwest. The graphic above shows how some of the regional companies are involved in aircraft manufacturing. Governor Christine Gregoire recently launched Project Pegasus, a program aimed at keeping new Boeing manufacturing programs in Washington. We’d like to see the company build its next generation 737, the 737 MAX, in our region. Here’s why: