Rzeszow – a hub for the aerospace & defense industries in the region
Podkarpackie Region with its capital city of Rzeszów, home to the seat of the Aviation Valley - a world class cluster, is famous for its aerospace industry and pilot-training centers.
Characterized by heavy concentration of aerospace industry, the region is responsible for 90% of total Polish output in the field, also due to the modern R&D centers, as well as educational and training facilities.
Aviation Valley Cluster counts over 150 aviation and aviationrelated companies with 25,000 employees which leads aeronautics to one of the most innovative sectors in the country’s economy. With more than 90% of their production exported (mainly in USA, Italy, France, UK and Canada) the Poland is worldwide well-known for its ability to meet the requirements of the greatest international OEMs such as Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, Goodrich, Airbus Group, Dassault Aviation, Agusta Westland, Safran, Thomson, etc.
Aviation Valley is a leading location in Central Europe in terms of development and implementation of aerospace projects.