Wichita Aerospace Delegation at Farnborough International Airshow 2014

Published on: 12th June 2014




The U.S. aerospace market is still the largest potential market for UK aerospace companies.

A major feature of the U.S. aerospace sector is a unique industry cluster located in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita is the focal point for one of the greatest concentrations of aerospace manufacturing, design and research facilities in the world. Major companies that include Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier Learjet, Cessna, Hawker-Beechcraft and Spirit AeroSystems are located in the Greater Wichita area where there is an infrastructure of 350 other aerospace companies including overseas based organisations.


In the U.S. Pavilion at FIA 2014 Tim Chase, Senior Vice President of Economic Development and Debra Teufel, Vice President of Business Development at Wichita Chamber of Commerce will lead a small delegation of the following five Wichita based aerospace companies with plans to make the most of their visit to FIA 2014 :

CE Machine – www.cemachine.com

Harlow Aerostructures – www.harlowair.com

HM Dunn Aerospace – www.hmdunnaerosystems.com

Lee Aerospace – www.leeaerospace.com

Metal Finishing Company –  www.metalfinishingco.com

All these companies are interested in arranging meetings at Farnborough with UK aerospace companies to discuss new UK/US business opportunities.

Contact David Bowden-Smith in the UK to arrange an introductory meeting with Mr. Tim Chase or Ms. Debra Teufel to learn more about the Wichita cluster or to arrange a meeting with one of these Wichita companies.

David Bowden-Smith -Tel: 01252 623866 – Mobile: 07775 661 506 – M-mail: davidbs2@ntlworld.com

Wichita Metro Chamber Representatives  350 W. Douglas, Wichita, KS  67202


Tim Chase, Vice President, Economic Development

Phone: +1 316-734-8177






Debra Teufel, Vice President, Business Development                           

Phone: +1 620-660-1794