A few stories published this week offer glimpses at the aerospace ambitions of different areas:
Turkey's Industry Minister suggests in this story that incentives could draw General Electric to the country.
United Arab Emirates wants to be a challenger to the United States and Asia as a producer of big aircraft components in a short time in this Reuters piece. The government funded Mubadala Aerospace firm is paving the way for the UAE.
"Our objective is within a decade to be a global leader in composite airframes and a leader in wings and empennage (tail sections)," said Mubadala Aerospace executive director Homaid Al Shemmari.
And, of course, China is in the mix, though James Fallows, a correspondent for The Atlantic, notes the country is its own challenges in this article.
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