Boeing Helps Launch Aerospace Human Capital Program

BoeingLogoBoeing and some of its Super Hornet suppliers have partnered with Malaysia’s government for a human development program aimed at helping the country’s aerospace industry grow, the Business Times reports.

The company has launched the human capital initiative to groom Malaysians for future jobs in the aerospace sector, as well as support the country’s efforts to manufacture and maintain aircraft, the report said.

General ElectricGKN Aerospace, Honeywell, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon are participating in the initiative.

“Malaysia’s leaders have said that education and training programmes are essential for the country to take advantage of the enormous air traffic demand projected for the Asia Pacific region,” a Boeing statement said, according to the report.

Boeing is offering its Super Hornet jet fighters for Malaysia’s multi-role combat aircraft competition.

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