Engineer Valerie Castrillon knows the meaning of perseverance–in three languages. Born and raised in Lima, Peru Valerie had no idea that a career in aerospace engineering was in her future. After moving to the U.S., and becoming president of her school’s Phi Betta Kappa chapter, she happened to meet astronaut […]
If you grew up in Long Beach, Mississippi and never ventured outside the state until the age of 20, it would be easy to be intimidated to take the of Tool Room Attendant at the FAL. After all, you’re constantly working to keep track of $5,000 tools, and to ensure they […]
Chalk it up to the fact that she grew up near an airport, or maybe it was the decade she spent in the aviation travel industry, but Megan Large loves to travel. A Ground Handling Specialist, Megan, can run down a list of far-flung places that top her list. But the […]
Steven Brown aIf you could go back in time to the 1960s, when Brookley Aeroplex was an active Air Force base, you might see Quality Assurance Lead Steven Brown as a young man, riding his bicycle around the grounds. “I actually grew up across the street from here. I was […]
After more than two decades working on older aircraft at an MRO facility (maintenance, rework, overhaul), Dan Clipper said he’s glad to be working on clean, brand new airplanes. “It makes me happier. I like this position—a new environment, working on new aircraft. Seeing them fly and deliver. It’s better,” Dan said. […]
Turkish Airlines, Turkey’s flagship airline, has firmed-up a commitment for the purchase of 20 additional A321neo aircraft. The airline already has 72 A321neo on order and is now again renewing its confidence in the A321neo as the aircraft of choice to boost its expansion.
easyJet recently signed a firm order for an additional thirty-six A320 Family aircraft, making the company one of the world’s biggest airline customers for the A320ceo Family.
With demand for the bestselling A320 Family running high, Airbus decided to increase the production rate of the Single Aisle Family to 60 aircraft a month in mid-2019.