Not so long ago, Aircraft Manager Anna Tucker felt stuck in life. A single mom at the time, she got up early every morning to cook breakfast at a gas station, then went to work at a distribution center in Baldwin County, just to make ends meet. “I was doing […]
I Am Airbus
The last time we spoke with Ryane Dedeaux, in 2016, she was a Tool Shop Attendant at the U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile. A lot has happened since then. Ryane first moved to the Quality Department for the A320, then was promoted to her current position of FAL Customer Manager […]
Born in Columbia, Jorge Gomez-Giraldo studied to be an aircraft mechanic, which laid the foundation for everything he’s done since.
AirbusAlabama.com interviewed Wes Alberts four years ago, when he was settling into his job on the Flight Light at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile. Recently, we caught up with Wes to see what has changed in the intervening four years. “I still remain with the flight test group, […]
Before he became an Airbus Process Performance Engineer and began work on his first project with Team Mobile, Zachary Peavy had already played a key role in another high-flying project. Working with two dozen colleagues at the University of South Alabama and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Zachary […]
Richard Aoun speaks four languages and has worked in and travelled to many countries. But it wasn’t until he had taken a job with Airbus at the Final Assembly Line in Mobile that he learned the full value of teamwork. “When I was working in the oil and gas industry, […]
It’s April 29, 1975 in Saigon, Vietnam and the city is encircled by North Vietnamese army units. White Christmas is playing over and over on the American radio station—the signal to begin the final air evacuation of U.S. military and diplomatic personnel, along with their closest South Vietnamese allies. Amid […]
For 13 years, Aircraft Systems Installer Peter Jackson helped keep EA-6B Prowler aircraft mission-ready for the United States Marine Corps. For most of that time, Peter was based in Cherry Point, North Carolina, but was often deployed to one of five countries, including Iraq. Peter was part of a team […]
If you had asked a younger Danny Thomas in what field he would choose to make a career, chances are the aviation industry might not have ranked very highly. Danny, a Tool Shop Attendant at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, was born in the Bronx, but grew up […]
For Environmental Health and Safety Specialist Blake Johnson, the issue of safety at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile is a personal one.