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Alabama Aviation Rides High in Paris

Government officials at the Paris Air Show this week brought home news of new and expanding aviation and aerospace suppliers, while north Alabama’s Boeing and south Alabama’s Airbus notched up aircraft sales.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Fires Up Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville

Aerojet Rocketdyne officials cut the ribbon on an Advanced Manufacturing Facility at the company's Defense Headquarters building in Huntsville.

Southern Sky Aviation Takes Flight

Southern Sky Aviation, the sixth air charter company in the state, is also filling a big gap in in-state aircraft maintenance.

Airbus Breaks Ground on New Assembly Line in Mobile

When the new Airbus A220 line gears up, Mobile will be the fourth largest producer of commercial aircraft in the world.

Airbus Christens Flight Works

Dubbed an aviation experience center, Flight Works will offer interactive exhibits to lure young people and adults to aviation careers.

Airbus Goes NEO, Celebrates New Customers

Hawaiian Airlines took delivery in June of the first US-built A321 new-engine-option aircraft at Mobile’s Airbus final assembly line.

Aerospace Evolution, Cradle to Orbit

At B.C. Rain High School in Mobile, the graduation rate five years ago was 42 percent. This year the graduation rate was 92...

Soaring on a Southern Wind

Airbus jet components are created in plants across Europe, make their way by ocean liner to Mobile and are assembled by skilled workers...

Commercial Jet Restores Wiregrass Aircraft Industry

The Wiregrass reversed one of its biggest job setbacks almost overnight, with an aircraft enterprise that’s bigger and better than the one that flew away.

First Flurry of Airbus Arrivals

While Airbus is projected to have a $409 million annual impact on the state’s economy, residual impact of Airbus suppliers has yet to...

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