Boeing’s selection of St. Louis to build new T-X jets could support 1,800 jobs

Machinists District 837 members at the company built two prototypes of the plane By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Boeing’s selection of its St. Louis plant to build its new T-X training jets could support 1,800 local jobs, if the company is awarded the contract by the U.S. Air Force. The recent announcement was great news for members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) District 837 at Boeing who built two prototypes of the jet. Test flights of both aircraft took place in December and again last month. “We’re hopeful Boeing will be awarded the contract,” said Stephen […]