Airbus Maveric: Passenger Jet Meets B-2 Bomber

Airbus Maveric: Passenger Jet Meets B-2 Bomber

At the 2020 Singapore Air Show, Airbus unveiled an innovative new design for a blended wing aircraft that could significantly reduce fuel consumption. The MAVERIC (model aircraft for validation and experimentation of robust innovative controls) is a blended-wing body airplane. Wired Magazine reports: As the name suggests, the triangular Maveric blurs […]

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Production team achieves significant safety record

Production team achieves significant safety record

The employees at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile recently achieved an important safety record: more than 1 million working hours without a lost time incident! This milestone was accomplished through the dedication of all employees to creating a safe, positive and productive site. It’s even more impressive because […]

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Jessica Davis’ story begins with a bold act of courage

Jessica Davis’ story begins with a bold act of courage

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 […]

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Airlines Want Airbus’s US-Made Jets

Airlines Want Airbus’s US-Made Jets

In the global trade wars, American airlines are deliberately seeking out planes manufactured at Airbus’s U.S. plant, in Mobile, Alabama, where they will pay no tariffs. Bloomberg reports: American Airlines Group Inc. is “doing everything we can to talk to Airbus to try to get [jets] out of Mobile … instead of Hamburg,” […]

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The Airbus A320: World’s Most Popular Airplane

The Airbus A320: World’s Most Popular Airplane

Boeing’s 737 is no longer the world’s most popular airplane. The Airbus 320 family has officially received more orders, despite its relative newcomer status to the world of aviation. Business Insider reports: Through the end of October, Boeing had recorded 15,136 orders for 737 models, including all generations of the […]

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Team Mobile Celebrates 2019 Girls in Aviation Day

Team Mobile Celebrates 2019 Girls in Aviation Day

Team Mobile helped to host and sponsor the annual Girls in Aviation Day event at the AIDT training center near our Final Assembly Line, for our third year of taking part in this inspirational event. Airbus partnered with the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM) Gulf Coast Chapter 22 to create exciting […]

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Peter Jackson Applies Marine Corps Principles to Airbus Job

Peter Jackson Applies Marine Corps Principles to Airbus Job

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 […]

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