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UK aerospace industry brushes aside Brexit fears

Big customers like Boeing have rallied to support UK suppliers and more work is coming Britain's way as the US aerospace giant and its European rival Airbus ramp up output

Executives concede that Brexit will force them to work harder to win new business, including the crucial new programmes at Airbus which might otherwise be awarded to the aerospace giant's industrial bases in France and Germany.

Farnborough, England

WITH UK factories working at full tilt to meet bumper demand for aircraft, aerospace executives have been quick to brush aside fears of any imminent threat from Britain's exit from the European Union.

The industry is locked into production cycles that can take...

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