Aerospace

Airbus Announces Layoff of 15,000

Airbus has announced plans to lay off 15,000 workers from its facilities around the world, citing a 40 percent drop in commercial aircraft business...

SLS Giant Step Closer to Moon Missions

Engineers at NASA have completed the Space Launch System rocket’s structural testing for the Artemis lunar missions. The first Artemis mission will take humans...

Huntsville Systems Engineer Walks into a Bar….

Synopsis of a feature by Katherine MacGilvray for UAH News Faculty members from the University of Alabama in Huntsville departments of Industrial and Systems Engineering...

Great Nuclear Notions for the Long Haul

The nation's leading association of space professionals, the American Astronautical Society, has presented one of its top annual prizes to a University of Alabama...

Airbus and Boeing Struggle for Survival: The Box Score

Airbus laid off 26 workers at an engineering office in Mobile on June 15 following an earlier layoff of 14 in May, but those...

Alabama-Made Airbus A220 Makes First Flight

The first A220 produced at the Airbus assembly plant in Mobile took its maiden flight on June 2, completing a test flight over the...

Mobile, Huntsville Could Lose Air Services

Airports in Mobile and Huntsville are among the 79 airports in the country that could lose an air carrier service, as the U.S. Department...

Boeing Missile Contract Expanded

The Department of Defense has increased by $128.5 million the value of a Boeing Co. contract to support the nation’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD)...

Airbus Opens Second Mobile Final Assembly Line

Airbus this week opened its second final assembly line in Mobile, dedicated to production of A220-100 and A220-300 aircraft. Construction of the 270,000-square-foot hangar...

Judge Rules for Alabama David v. Boeing Goliath

A Birmingham federal judge on May 11 upheld a jury verdict against Boeing Co. that awarded $2.1 million in damages to a legacy Alabama...

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