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Local Aviation And Aerospace Industries Continue To Thrive

The history of the aviation and aerospace industries in Long Beach began in 1923 with the establishment of the Long Beach Airport. Douglas Aircraft Company opened its manufacturing plant on Lakewood Boulevard in the 1940s, merged with McDonnell Aircraft to become McDonnell Douglas in 1967, and then merged with Boeing in the 1990s.   Today, […]