Boeing wins $9.2 billion Air Force contract expected to boost St. Louis plant

The U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday awarded Boeing a $9.2 billion contract to produce a new Air Force training jet. Boeing has said it would manufacture the jet in St. Louis County. The production of the aircraft would support up to 1,800 jobs. The award will fund 351 T-X jets, 46 simulators and accompanying… Read More Boeing wins $9.2 billion Air Force contract expected to boost St. Louis plant

Graves Shepherds Passage of FAA Bill

  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives, passed a long-term Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization. Congressman Sam Graves, (MO06), released the following statement: “As a professional pilot and user of the system, I can say with certainty that today’s passage will give the aviation community long-term stability – a much needed development after years of… Read More Graves Shepherds Passage of FAA Bill

Trump metals tariffs will cost Ford $1 billion in profits

According to its CEO, steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have cost Ford Motor Co $1 billion in profits. “From Ford’s perspective the metals tariffs took about $1 billion in profit from us,” CEO James Hackett was quoted as saying at a Bloomberg conference in New York, “The irony of which is… Read More Trump metals tariffs will cost Ford $1 billion in profits