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Where Rockets are Born

There are different ways to say what United Launch Alliance’s 864 employees in Decatur do every day. Some might say that they use...

A Space & Missile Giant’s 51st Year in Alabama

Boeing Co. bases two of its corporate enterprises in Alabama — space and missiles — and its 2, 550 Alabama employees make it...

Bentley’s Big Road Show

Business leaders who’d like to see Alabama’s highway system significantly upgraded have gotten their wish. The Alabama Department of Transportation has a series of...

Taking Charge on the Waterfront

Mike Lee remembers standing on the side of a Colorado ski slope when Carnival Cruise Lines called. It wasn’t the first time...

Lofty Ambitions, Widespread Impacts

Long before Airbus began seeking a site for its entry in the U.S. marketplace, Allan McArtor had an eye on Mobile’s Brookley...

Big League Workforce Demands

More than 850, 000 automobiles were manufactured in Alabama in 2012, another record for an industry that has experienced amazing growth since...

Careers that Take Off

The announcement back in July that Airbus would be setting up a gigantic production facility in Mobile to build commercial aircraft raised eyebrows...

A Resource at Your Fingertips

The Alabama Aerospace Industries Association hopes to see membership growth take off as a result of its plans for an online directory of...

Helicopter Clusters

From manhunts to military operations, Alabama has its head in the clouds with its helicopters. Bell Helicopter, in Ozark, ...

They Might Be Giants

Huntsville has historically been the hub of Alabama aerospace enterprise—the builders of spacecraft—but Huntsville also sets the pace for using aircraft to get...

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