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Michigan's History in Aerospace

Cool Timeline

1914
October 5

1914

1914
University of Michigan’s aerospace engineering program was the first of its kind in the country.
1941
October 5

1941

1941
Automotive meets aerospace during WWII in Michigan at Ford Motor Company’s Willow Run plant with 42,000 employees to mass produce B24 bombers at the rate of 1 per-hour.
2017
October 5

Today

Today
Aerospace industry leaders continue to invest and grow their business assets throughout Michigan.

100+ Years of Aerospace Engineering

The U of M’s aerospace program began shortly after the Wright Brothers historic flight in Kitty Hawk.

600+ Companies

Leverage Michigan’s existing aerospace supply chain consisting of over 600 companies and organizations.

Ranked #2 by PwC

Ranked #2 in the nation for Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness by PwC 2 out of the last 3 years.

Unmatched Talent

Michigan has the highest concentration of engineers and manufacturing talent than any state in the country.

Aerospace Industry Distribution

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