NASA & Boeing Celebrate Next Generation of Rocket Production at Michoud Assembly Facility

February 15th, 2023

From Biz New Orleans On Feb. 13, officials from NASA and Boeing hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new rocket production space at the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility. At the event, Boeing announced a $1 million grant for STEM NOLA, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing STEM education to under-served communities in New Orleans and nationwide. But […]

Florida – A State Synonymous with Space

February 9th, 2023

The Aerospace Alliance is deeply grateful for our corporate partnerships, all of which enhance our position as global hub for aviation, aerospace and space. Through partnership support with marketing and events, our states continue to welcome aviation and aerospace industries of all sizes – leveraging our world class assets, ready sites and a trained and […]

Haskell’s Aviation & Aerospace Manufacturing Division

January 23rd, 2023

Our expertise, experience and collaborative design-build process make Haskell an elite aviation and aerospace manufacturing contractor. Having delivered more than 75 aviation, aerospace and defense projects with remarkable value, Haskell sits among ENR’s top-ranked firms. Whether the requirement is a fixed-base operator (FBO) or maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility, air cargo facility, paint coatings facility, […]

Laura DiBella to serve as new Chair of the Aerospace Alliance

January 18th, 2023

The Aerospace Alliance is honored to have Laura DiBella, Deputy Secretary of Commerce at Enterprise Florida serve as our new Chair! We look forward to this coming year and discovering all the greatness that is sure to come from the Alliance region, and with someone like Laura as Chair, we will be unstoppable!

The Aerospace Alliance – 2022 In Review

January 6th, 2023

As we enter this new year, we want to look back and celebrate some of the exciting aviation and aerospace industry accomplishments from 2022. The Aerospace Alliance states have drawn some of the world’s most recognizable names in the industry and continue to expand and make innovations in aviation, aerospace and space exploration. Airbus announced plans to […]

Military Parachute Manufacturer Expands in Escambia County

December 19th, 2022

Paradigm Parachute & Defense, a disabled-veteran-owned small business, is expanding their manufacturing operations in Escambia County, according to the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance. The military parachute manufacturer received a grant through the Industry Resilience and Diversification Fund (IRDF) under a partnership between FloridaWest and the University of West Florida. The fund was established by the Florida Legislature, the Florida Department […]

NASA’s new SLS rocket lifts Alabama’s rich space heritage

November 29th, 2022

NASA’s Orion spacecraft is on its way to the Moon as part of the Artemis program. Here is what Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce and Aerospace Alliance Board Member, had to say about the historic launch. “A few days ago, I had the privilege of watching NASA’s next-generation rocket, Space Launch […]

Artemis I launch a success!

November 21st, 2022

Last week we were able to witness the historic launch of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket as it embarked on its Artemis I mission to the Moon. All four Alliance states play an important role in the Artemis Program and we would like to take this moment to celebrate what we accomplish when we all […]

Space Launch System Powers Historic Lunar Mission

November 16th, 2022

On Nov. 16, the Space Launch System (SLS) and Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage successfully propelled the Orion spacecraft on its first voyage around the Moon. The Artemis I mission lifted off at 1:47 a.m. Eastern time from Launch Complex 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Eight and a half minutes into flight, the […]

$2.5 Million Louisiana Project Announcement

October 25th, 2022

From Louisiana Economic Development Aviation Exteriors Louisiana, which has long specialized in the painting of commercial aircraft, will add aircraft maintenance and conversion services with an expansion at its Iberia Parish facility. With the addition, Aviation Exteriors will create 100 new direct jobs at an average annual salary of $56,867, plus benefits, while retaining 83 […]