Aerospace

Second Airbus Model Now in Production in Mobile

Designed specifically for the 100- to 150-seat market, the plane was developed by Bombardier in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada, before joining the Airbus product lineup.

Huntsville Airport to Get $10.4M Upgrade

$10.4 million in U.S. Department of Transportation money will soon be flowing to the Rocket City’s airport to improve infrastructure.

It’s Good to be Lockheed Martin: Combat Systems, Cruise Missiles, Jobs Galore

Defense contracting giant Lockheed Martin said early this summer that it won’t take part in the race to design the U.S. Navy’s new frigate,...

Angelia Walker’s Surprise Opportunity Led to Three Decades with NASA

A surprise call from NASA in 1987 changed Angelia Walker’s life. The Phenix City native was starting her first semester at Columbia Theological Seminary...

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.

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