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Boeing Alabama research center targets ‘next 100 years of innovation’

Alabama aerospace industry

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Boeing’s history in Alabama spans more than half a century, and one of its latest projects in the state is helping to chart the aerospace giant’s future. The Boeing Research and Technology Center, which opened a year ago in Huntsville, serves...

Written by Dawn Azok

Mobile Aeroplex pursues growth strategy at Farnborough

Alabama aerospace industry

LONDON -- At Mobile Aeroplex, the home of Airbus’ U.S. passenger jet production center, the steel frame of a twin-bay aircraft paint shop is beginning to rise, a project that will add a new element to the complex’s growing aerospace cluster. [caption id="attachment_13819" align="alignright"

Written by Jerry Underwood

SES Alabama operation expanding rapidly as MRO business grows

Alabama aerospace industry

LONDON -- Science and Engineering Services Inc. is well under way with a major expansion of its Alabama operations, a $70 million, 450-job project announced two years ago during the Farnborough International Airshow in London. Today, as world aerospace industry leaders and others --

Written by Jerry Underwood

Rich in history, Alabama aerospace industry climbing to new heights

Alabama aerospace industry

The Alabama aerospace industry first took flight with the Wright Brothers and later flew to the moon with NASA’s Saturn V rocket. It has has now added passenger jet assembly and next-generation manufacturing technologies to a wide array of capabilities. With industry officials gathered...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Boeing’s Alabama operations boost key space, defense programs

Alabama aerospace industry

  A longtime pillar of Alabama’s aerospace industry, Boeing continues to break ground in the state. Whether it’s designing commercial aircraft, developing missile weapons systems, or testing for next-generation, human-rated rockets, the aviation juggernaut’s Alabama operations figure prominently into building U.S. space and defense...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama team begins high-level meetings at Farnborough

Alabama aerospace industry

LONDON – Governor Robert Bentley, Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield and economic development specialists from around Alabama have begun a series of pre-scheduled meetings at the Farnborough International Airshow with leaders of aerospace companies. Governor Bentley and the recruitment team from the Alabama Department of...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Gov. Bentley kicks off Alabama mission at Farnborough

Alabama aerospace industry

LONDON – Governor Robert Bentley addressed a group of Alabama economic development and community leaders at a breakfast this morning that kick-started the state’s job-hunting mission at the Farnborough International Airshow. Governor Bentley is leading the Alabama delegation at the air show, where officials...

Written by Jerry Underwood

New UAH wind tunnel ready for supersonic research

Alabama aerospace industry

 HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – A new $2 million wind tunnel system at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is ready to undertake supersonic flow research with Mach numbers up to 3 -- airspeeds topping 2,000 miles per hour. Built with support from the Alabama Innovation Fund,

Written by Jerry Underwood

Four trends lifting Alabama aerospace industry to new altitudes

Alabama aerospace industry

One day last month, a barge floated along the Tennessee River toward NASA’s Alabama hub, the Marshall Space Flight Center. On board was a key piece of hardware for the agency’s Space Launch System, its new deep space exploration rocket. The hardware – fabricated...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Wheels Up: New video captures Alabama aerospace ascent

Alabama aerospace industry

Alabama’s aerospace industry is blasting to new heights. With Airbus ramping up passenger jet production in Mobile and companies such as GE Aviation and UTC Aerospace Systems expanding their presence in the state, Alabama is primed for growth in the sector. “Alabama has a...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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