Hartzell Engine Technologies Breaks Ground on Addition to its Montgomery, Alabama Headquarters

Keith Bagley, president of Hartzell Engine Technologies (HET), has announced that the company has held the official ground breaking of the 10,000 square foot addition to its headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama. When completed, the expansion will increase the total size of the HET campus to 86,000 square feet. “Hartzell Engine Technologies came to Montgomery in […]

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Delta Aviation Education Building Dedicated to Auburn University Following $6.2 Million Grant

Photo above – Auburn University and Delta Air Lines officials cut the ribbon as part of a dedication ceremony Friday for the new Delta Air Lines Aviation Education Building at Auburn University Regional Airport. Pictured are, from left: Auburn University Regional Airport Director Bill Hutto, Delta Managing Director of Flying Operations Patrick Burns, Delta Executive Vice […]

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Piper Aircraft Selects Continental Motors™ New Jet-A engine to power the PA-44 Seminole Twin-engine

Continental Motors Group Ltd. announced that Piper Aircraft Inc. has selected its new CD-170 compression ignition engine fueled with Jet A and available in standard or counter rotating versions to power the Piper PA-44 Seminole. The world’s leading multiengine   trainer will be available with Jet-A counter rotating engines, giving flight schools and training organizations a, […]

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Continental Motors named Manufacturer of the Year

Continental Motors Group (CMG) announced recently that the Mobile Chamber of Commerce named Continental Motors Inc., its North American manufacturing center, as “Manufacturer of the Year” for 2017. This annual award recognizes companies for their economic growth and commitment to the local community. “Continental has long been the cornerstone of our ever-growing aviation sector,” said […]

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Alfonso Denson to be Honored with AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Alfonso Denson, A.A.E., President and CEO of the Birmingham Airport Authority, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Al is an invaluable colleague who has tirelessly served the nation’s aviation community in a […]

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Governor Ivey Announces Creation of Alabama Aviation Education Center in Mobile

Governor Kay Ivey announced plans to create the Alabama Aviation Education Center, a hands-on instructional facility to be located near the Airbus aircraft manufacturing facility in Mobile that aims to bolster Alabama’s workforce development efforts and inspire young people to pursue careers in the state’s growing aerospace cluster. The Aviation Education Center, developed in partnership […]

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