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Alabama Industries Aerospace

Alabama’s aviation/aerospace industry has been integral to U.S. Space and Defense programs for more than 50 years.

Today, Alabama is home to hundreds of aerospace, aviation, and defense-related companies supporting both government and commercial markets and has attracted investment from companies around the globe.

Alabama. Home of Apollo’s Saturn V rockets, and Airbus’ first American jetliner production facility.

AIDT, Alabama’s #1 incentive, provides a
total workforce delivery system at no cost
to qualified employers.

Alabama ranks 3rd in the USA for
employment of Aerospace Engineers.

Multiple universities and colleges
offering aerospace related degrees.

300+
aerospace companies

Alabama’s aviation/aerospace industry has been integral to U.S. Space and Defense programs for more than 50 years.

Aerospace Companies That Call Us Home

Rocketing America’s Aerospace
Workforce Forward

Alabama is a leader in Aerospace and is nationally recognized for its education and training facilities and talent.

Auburn University, University of Alabama, Tuskegee University, and University of Alabama in Huntsville offer degrees in Aerospace Engineering. Several of the state’s community colleges offer degrees in Powerplant, Airframe Technology, and Avionics. With 29 four-year colleges and universities and 24 two-year community and technical colleges strategically located throughout the state, Alabama provides both its citizens and industry with excellent training, state-of-the-art technology, research, and outstanding graduates.

Hailed as one of the nation’s most effective state-sponsored workforce training programs, AIDT has provided state-of-the-art industrial training for new and growing business and for thousands of workers of Alabama industries. The services are cost-free for qualifying new and expanding industries in Alabama. AIDT was is the first state workforce training organization in the U.S to earn international certification for its quality management system. It was then awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification by the International Organization for Standardization to enhance customer, societal and management goals.

Aerospace and Aviation Industry News

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces Help for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

Gov. Kay Ivey has announced that the state’s small businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are now eligible for help from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. For more on the story visit: alabamnews.net  

UA will help NASA develop tech for future missions

The University of Alabama and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will collaborate to enhance research that will help the space agency develop advanced technology for future missions. The collaboration will also create opportunities for UA students and researchers to be part of cutting-edge technologies. To read more of the story go to: Tuscaloosa News

Alabama cyber school is seeking potential students

Know a good student interested in computers, information systems or virtual reality? How about engineering? If you do, pass the word that the coming Alabama School of Cyber Technology is looking for potential students. To read more of the story go to: AL.com

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