Now turning to the first quarter results. Our core program demonstrated solid operating performance, as we delivered 16% more commercial airplanes and recognized over 40% higher aftermarket sales for the same quarter in 2011. Our backlog, at over $33 billion, continues to illustrate the strong demand for our core products and our development programs transitioning to production.As the large commercial aircraft market continues to be positive, we remain watchful of global economics and political dynamics while closely managing our capital spend to support increasing demand for our products.
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
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