August 21 2017

Overview

The Capabilities Are Here.
The Potential Is Outstanding.

The Southeast is home to some of the world’s most advanced manufacturing operations, as well as aerospace installations, a number of key NASA facilities and numerous military installations critical to the Department of Defense flight missions and training.

In order to capitalize on these unique abilities and assets, a group of business leaders, economic development professionals and government officials in the region came together to form The Aerospace Alliance, a 501(c)(6) private/public organization.

The Aerospace Alliance’s Mission:

“to establish the Southeast region as a world-class aerospace and aviation corridor. The Alliance’s members share the common goal of promoting the region’s common assets and long-standing tradition of excellence in the aerospace industry to take advantage of opportunities to grow the sector in the region. Members will advocate for policies, programs and specific aerospace projects on the local, state and national level.”

By attracting major programs and projects, the region will also be more attractive to suppliers. This ripple effect will mean more jobs and will further enhance the region’s economic growth.

Growing Space Initiatives

Other priorities will include the growth of the space initiatives in the Alliance, driven by those companies and states involved in the nation’s space program.

NEWS

Alabama aerospace industry takes off with Airbus first flight
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With an American flag fluttering from the pilot’s window, the first Airbus passenger jet manufactured in the United States rolled to a stop Monday next to the Airbus Manufacturing Facility at the Mobile…
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State of Florida Invests in Future Aerospace Workforce With $10 Million in Funding for Embry-Riddle
03/18/2016
In a show of commitment for STEM education and the growth of high-paying jobs in the aerospace workforce, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) approved the 2016-17 Florida First budget, which includes $10 million…
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