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Top economic developer to lead Alabama Paris Air Show mission

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading an Alabama delegation to next week’s 2015 Paris Air Show as part of a strategic, team-focused effort to build on the state’s increasingly prominent position in the global aerospace and aviation sector. The Alabama team...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama aerospace companies position for unmanned aerial systems market growth

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Unmanned aerial systems (UAS) have proven themselves in war. Now, researchers and companies, including some in Alabama, are working to find commercial applications. Drones, as they are often called, have been on display at this week's Paris Air Show. The U.S.

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Alabamians work to land orders for micro propulsion system at Paris Air Show

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PARIS, France -- Alabamians Brad Caban, president of Aero-mark aerospace manufacturing and maintenance, and Brent Trotter, chief engineer at the company’s Fairhope division called Amro, arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport Sunday with their Paris Air Show display in tow. It fit into...

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NASA, Alabama aerospace hub developing SLS, most powerful rocket for space

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Airbus’ passenger jet production center will launch Alabama into the commercial jet manufacturing business in 2015. But an Alabama aerospace hub has long played a critical role in a different kind of flight – space travel. More than four decades after going...

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Boeing Alabama operations take aim at missile threats, help develop Mars rocket

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Boeing Co.’s commercial jet business has racked up billion-dollar orders at the Paris Air Show this week. The company’s Alabama operations are concentrating on different tasks – making a rocket powerful enough to get man to Mars and defending against enemy...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Airbus announces orders for A320 family, shows off new innovations in Paris

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PARIS, France --  Governor Robert Bentley as well as representatives from Mobile and Baldwin Counties and the Mobile Airport Authority all held meetings with various executives at Airbus this week at the Paris Air Show. Those meetings were largely focused on ongoing plans for the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama’s successes so far this year at the Paris Air Show

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As lunchtime approaches in the U.S., business is beginning to wrap up on the third day the 2013 Paris Air Show. With dozens of meetings complete, Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield highlighted three major successes for Alabama at this year’s international aerospace trade...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Governor Bentley wraps up successful two days at Paris Air Show, work continues

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PARIS, France  -- Governor Robert Bentley is traveling back to Alabama today after two long days of back-to-back meetings at the Paris Air Show. The governor held meetings with 24 aerospace industry companies in Paris and leaves with new relationships and several leads on...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Photo Gallery: Day Two at Paris Air Show for Alabama team

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PARIS, France -- Day Two at the Paris Air Show for Team Alabama began with business meetings and concluded with a reception hosted by officials from Mobile and Baldwin counties. Below is a photo gallery that shows Governor Robert Bentley and economic development officials...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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