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Photo gallery: Southeast governors meet at Aerospace Alliance event in Paris

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PARIS, France -- Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and his counterparts from Mississippi and Florida conferred today at a reception on the Seine River sponsored by the Aerospace Alliance, an organization created to advance the region's involvement in the aerospace and aviation sector. Bentley and...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Aerojet Rocketdyne eyes new U.S. rocket engine with work in Huntsville

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PARIS, France --  On Friday, GenCorp announced the completion of the acquisition of Rocketdyne, which has now combined with Aerojet to create Aerojet Rocketdyne. On Monday, just two days later, Aerojet Rocketdyne will kick off the Paris Air Show with a press conference to...

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Team Alabama talks aerospace jobs at Paris Air Show gathering

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PARIS, France -- Alabama elected officials and economic development leaders had their eyes on the prize as they gathered in a gorgeous French setting at Les Invalides for a reception hosted by the Huntsville delegation on the eve of the Paris Air Show. The...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Flight plan: Small Alabama city eyes future as aviation hub

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ANDALUSIA, Alabama – About 125 miles from Mobile, where Airbus will build its first U.S. final assembly line, is a small Covington County city of 9,000 people that plans to transform its textile-based economy into an aviation hub. Andalusia Mayor Earl Johnson joins other...

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Alabama Targets Aerospace Connections at Paris Air Show

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – The Alabama aerospace industry put man on the moon and is now working to take him to Mars. It assembles rockets that blast critical satellites into space and missiles that can strike enemy missiles in flight. It plays a vital role...

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Alabama aerospace sector primed for growth, trade group says

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Alabama’s aerospace and aviation sector, which stretches from Huntsville to Mobile, is well positioned for expansion as new projects land in a state with a rich heritage in the industry, according to Jeff Thompson, executive director of the Alabama Aerospace Industry Association. “Aviation has...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Made in Alabama to feature on-the-scene coverage of Paris Air Show

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A team of top Alabama officials, economic developers and local leaders are heading to the Paris Air Show in a concerted effort to expand the state’s aerospace industry and win new jobs. During the show, which begins Monday, June 17, follow all the details...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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