Ian King, Chief Executive of BAE Systems. visits Regional Aircraft’s Prestwick HQ

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Above: Sean McGovern (left), Managing Director of Regional Aircraft greeting Ian in front of a plaque commemorating his visit.

On Thursday 23 July, Ian King, Chief Executive of BAE Systems, visited Regional Aircraft’s headquarters and whilst there recognised the 80th anniversary of the Prestwick site.

In 1935 Prestwick began its long association with aviation excellence with the creation of Scottish Aviation Ltd. The company later became the Scottish Division of British Aerospace and is now BAE Systems Regional Aircraft.

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Ian and Sean viewing an office display of models representing aircraft either built or supported by Prestwick – a proud history and a pioneering spirit.

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Viewing the office heritage wall timeline which details the key moments in Prestwick’s past 80 year aviation history.