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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

Davidson Technologies awarded $20.7 million increase for missile defense contract

Huntsville-based Davidson Technologies was recently awarded a $20.7 million increase to a multi-year contract for the Missile Defense Agency at Redstone Arsenal. “This is a great step forward for Davidson,” Major Gen. John Holly (Ret.), president of Davidson Technologies, said. “Providing a product that originated with a Davidson IRAD investment is a fantastic outcome for…

EDPA pivots with Reignite Alabama to target Covid-19 challenges

The EDPA will make a big pivot with its next cycle in response to Covid-19. The EDPA will use its Launchpad platform for a response competition – Reignite Alabama – to help deal with the economic impact of Covid-19. You can find details here. Reignite Alabama is defining four “wicked challenges” for the next applications.…

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  

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