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Airbus kicks off construction on Flight Works Alabama education center

MOBILE, AlabamaFlight Works Alabama, a new aviation experience center near Airbus’ manufacturing facility in Mobile, is ready to begin its take off.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey joined Airbus executives, city and county leaders from Mobile, and industry and educational partners in breaking ground today for the hands-on instructional facility.

In May 2017, Ivey announced plans to build the center, with a goal to bolster Alabama’s workforce development efforts and inspire young people to pursue careers in aerospace.

Today’s event officially launched construction of the facility, which is due to open in late 2019.

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