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UAH Studies Nuclear Ride to Mars

Rocket scientists at the University of Alabama in Huntsville are figuring out how the use of nuclear power would affect the components of a...

Airbus Chalks 50-Plane Sale to United Airlines

United Airlines has ordered 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft, primarily for use on its transatlantic routes, the airline and Airbus announced today. Announced in June 2019,...

Birmingham’s Southern Sky Aviation Expands

Between flying its own charter service and maintaining planes for commercial airlines, Birmingham’s Southern Sky Aviation has grown to 65 employees and earned a...

Airbus Tops Boeing Sales for First Time

After five decades as the best selling narrow-body commercial airliner in the world, the Boeing 737 yielded the title in October to the Airbus...

U.S. Space Transport Stalled; Russian Backup Winds Down

NASA's internal watchdogs barked loudly last week at the space agency's failure to smoothly take over from Russia the transport of astronauts to the...

Marshall Space Flight Center Award Credits Tuskegee U. Team

Tuskegee University is the recipient of the Small Business Subcontractor of the Year award from NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. A first for the...

Space Entrepreneur Lands a Load of Air Force Contracts

The fourth quarter of 2019 has been good for space entrepreneur Jay Skylus, the CEO of Huntsville headquartered Aevum Inc., whose primary target is...

DSV Maintains Huntsville Air Cargo Operations

When a Danish company spends 37 billion Danish crowns for a Swiss company, it could be big news only in northern Europe. But the...

Spirit Airlines Signs on for 100 Airbus Neo Planes

Spirit Airlines and Airbus have signed a memorandum of understanding for the Florida-based carrier to purchase up to 100 A320 neo-family aircraft.

Rising Aircraft Parts Rebuilder

In eight years, Aerostar has expanded its parts-based maintenance and repair services, serving major and smaller carriers in the U.S. and abroad.

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