• Textron acquires Mesa-based Able Aerospace - Read Article

    Textron acquires Mesa-based Able Aerospace

    2016-01-21T16:00:10-07:00

    Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced Thursday it completed the acquisition of Able Engineering & Component Services Inc. and Able Aerospace Inc., an industry-leading repair and…

  • World View will launch space flights from Arizona - Read Article

    World View will launch space flights from Arizona

    2016-01-20T12:50:31-07:00

    World View, the commercial balloon spaceflight company, plans to expand in southern Arizona with the world’s first purpose-built stratospheric ballooning facility and Spaceport Tucson, the state’s first designated launchpad for…

  • Sky Harbor adds new deputy aviation director - Read Article

    Sky Harbor adds new deputy aviation director

    2016-01-09T15:50:24-07:00

    Chris Madsen will join  as the new Deputy Aviation Director for Business and Properties on January 11. Madsen has more than 30 years of experience in the aviation industry.  Most…

  • How to fly your drone responsibly in Arizona - Read Article

    How to fly your drone responsibly in Arizona

    2015-12-29T08:50:49-07:00

    Did you receive an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone as they are more commonly known for the holidays?  New drone operators may have questions about where they can be…

  • ASU scientists selected for NASA investigation team - Read Article

    ASU scientists selected for NASA investigation team

    2015-12-28T08:50:17-07:00

    NASA has announced the selection of Science Investigation Teams for its Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST). ASU will be the lead institution for one of these teams, which includes…

  • Mesa Airlines adding 18 Embraer 175 aircraft - Read Article

    Mesa Airlines adding 18 Embraer 175 aircraft

    2015-12-11T11:49:22-07:00

    Mesa Airlines, Inc. today announced the expansion of its agreement with United Airlines to operate three additional Embraer 175 aircraft, bringing the total number of United Express aircraft operated by…

  • Aerospace firms make LGBT inclusion a priority - Read Article

    Aerospace firms make LGBT inclusion a priority

    2015-11-26T13:50:24-07:00

    Aerospace and defense companies continue to work toward LGBT inclusion, according to a report by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay,…

  • Able Engineering, Able Aerospace hit new heights - Read Article

    Able Engineering, Able Aerospace hit new heights

    2015-10-01T08:50:09-07:00

    Neither the recession nor sequestration has slowed one Arizona aerospace company. “For the last 12 years, we are growing at better than a 20 percent compounded annual growth rate,” said…

  • Embry-Riddle kicks off milestone year with open house - Read Article

    Embry-Riddle kicks off milestone year with open house

    2015-09-29T12:50:21-07:00

    In a nod to its upcoming 90th anniversary and key role in Arizona’s aerospace, aviation and technological development, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host a special Open House celebration Wednesday, September…

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