Photo by T. Habelmann The Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility has reached another milestone: the delivery of its 25th aircraft since production began. Nearly a year after its first delivery, the team at Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in Mobile, Alabama, delivered an A321 to Delta Air Lines. This is the […]
Ever wonder what it takes to become a test pilot? You have two chances to read about how the chief test pilot at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile made his way. Chief Test Pilot Mark McCullins is in the April editions of Mobile Bay Magazine and Business Alabama […]
The 2017 Women in STEM Teen Conference recently held at the Alabama School of Math and Science was a huge success! More than 200 female students from all over Alabama attended the conference and participated in a variety of hands-on STEM activities including Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, […]
The first Airbus A319neo performed its maiden flight today, The smallest member of the A320neo Family, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines took off from Hamburg and landed in Toulouse after a 5 hour flight. It was piloted by Experimental test pilots Michel Gagneux and Eckard Hausser. They were assisted […]
The first ever AIRBUS Manufacturing Scholarship for $5,000 was presented to Andrea Crum-Wilson (3rd from right) after we received her application via the Association of Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM). Andrea will be able to pay for several classes at the Alabama Aviation Center/Enterprise State Community College. It was great […]
Airbus in Mobile has made another successful delivery! This was our twenty-second since we started, our fifteenth for American Airlines, and our fifth delivery in 2017. Captain Rod Mauro waving goodbye during the pushback.
On March 8th, Airbus in Mobile joined other companies and organizations around the world in the Pink Paper Plane challenge, an attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the amount of paper airplanes in the air at one time and as an effort to raise awareness for women in the […]
It was a great pleasure to welcome Rear Admiral Thomas Ishee, Deputy Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Global Strike, to the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile today. Rear Admiral Inshee was in Mobile for Navy Week, taking part in many Navy Outreach-NAVCO activities, allowing him to talk to people […]
Our 3rd delivery to Spirit made for a bright delivery yesterday on an otherwise rainy day in Mobile.
Airbus has an internal program called Airbus Goes to School which allows our employees to go to their family or friend’s classrooms and tell young students about Airbus. We make these visits to help educate our future work force. Mrs. Zodrow’s 3rd grade class at Dawes Intermediate School received a […]