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Video: How T-100 trainer jets would be manufactured in Alabama

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Curious about how global aerospace company Leonardo’s Alabama workforce would manufacture the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation trainer aircraft if it's picked for the role? Leonardo announced plans in March for an advanced manufacturing center in Tuskegee for its T-100 trainer jet, one of the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Leonardo: Preparations for Alabama T-100 aircraft factory on track

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VENEGONO, Italy -- Executives of aerospace company Leonardo told an Alabama delegation touring an aircraft facility in Italy that preparations for a manufacturing operation in Tuskegee are on track to provide the T-100 next-generation jet trainer for the U.S. Air Force. Leonardo invited the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama aerospace industry gains velocity with new investment

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Alabama’s aerospace and aviation industry is recording a landmark year, with a major haul of project announcements that bring the promise of international prominence to communities and workers across the state. So far this year, aerospace companies have unveiled plans to invest at least...

Written by Dawn Azok

Tuskegee Mayor Haygood: T-100 manufacturing facility will lift region

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TUSKEGEE, Alabama – Sitting in the back seat of an F-16 jet on a flight over Tuskegee, Mayor Tony Haygood looked down at Moton Field and envisioned the historic airfield’s future as the production site of the U.S. Air Force’s next jet training aircraft.

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama team to tour Leonardo aircraft factory to advance T-100 project

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield is leading an Alabama delegation traveling today to Italy, where the group will meet with executives of aerospace giant Leonardo and tour a factory where the company manufactures a jet trainer aircraft that could one day be produced...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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Alabama begins Day 2 of Paris Air Show with 12 appointments

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PARIS – Greg Canfield, Alabama’s lead economic developer, said the first day of appointments for the state’s recruiting team at the 2017 Paris Air Show produced leads on possible aerospace projects that could mean jobs at home. Another full round of meetings is scheduled...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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