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BILL CRAWFORD: Jackson County vote for McDaniel risks Ingalls jobs

June 9, 2014

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By Bill Crawford Wow! Jackson County went for Chris McDaniel over Thad Cochran in the Senate Republican primary, putting the jobs of relatives, friends, and neighbors at risk. Talk about killing the goose that lays the golden eggs. No county is more dependent on military spending than Jackson County. Think Ingalls Shipbuilding, the state’s largest […]

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Tupelo plant receives 3 Airbus planes for disassembly

February 18, 2014

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TUPELO, Mississippi — Three aircraft have destined for disassembly and sale have arrived at the Universal Asset Management facility in Tupelo, according to a release from the Memphis-based firm. An Airbus A300 previously operated by Monarch Airlines, an Airbus A330 previously operated by Malaysia Airlines, and an Airbus A340 previously operated by Lufthansa will be […]

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(BUSINESS VIDEO) Bastian Schaefer: A 3D-printed jumbo jet?

July 29, 2013

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In this Ted Talk, Designer Bastian Schaefer shows off a speculative design for the future of jet planes, with a skeleton inspired by strong, flexible, natural forms and by the needs of the world’s, ahem, growing population. Imagine an airplane that’s full of light and space — and built up from generative parts in a […]

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Mobile lands aircraft builder Airbus, 1,000 new jobs

July 2, 2012

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French aircraft builder Airbus has selected Mobile as home for a $600 million plant for producing the A320 150-seat passenger plane. The plant is expected to employ 1,000 workers to reach a target of producing four of the commercial aircraft by 2017, The Associated Press reported Monday. It also will create about 2,500 construction jobs, […]

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