areadevelopment + aviation   37

These Uber Air ‘Skyport’ concepts look straight out of Star Wars - The Verge
If Uber is to get its “flying taxi” service off the ground, it will need dozens of launchpads and landing sites on rooftops around cities as a supportive infrastructure.
this-week-424  Around-the-web  Matt  uber  high-tech  technology  tech  innovation  Aerospace  aviation 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Zunum Aero on how it will transform U.S. air travel with electric planes and regional airports by 2022 - VentureBeat
Zunum Aero, a fledgling transportation startup that promises to “take aviation into the future” using small hybrid-electric aircraft and regional airports, has provided more details about how it plans to achieve its goal.
this-week-398  Around-the-web  Matt  aviation  Aerospace  logistics  infrastructure  airports 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
This Is How to Invest in the Big Mystery That Are Amazon Airplanes - TheStreet
As the air cargo industry booms, the impact of new entrant Inc. Prime Air remains a bit of a mystery - obvious in some ways and hidden in others.
Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  Aerospace  aviation  logistics  supply-chain 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Amazon air cargo hub north Kentucky - Business Insider Inc plans to invest $1.49 billion to build a large air cargo hub in northern Kentucky, state officials said on Tuesday, stoking expectations it may one day opt to directly compete with FedEx Corp and United Parcel Service Inc.
amazon  this-week-375  Around-the-web  Matt  tech  high-tech  technology  kentucky  south  Cincinnati  ohio  midwest  logistics  supply-chain  infrastructure  aviation  Aerospace  economic-development  site-selection  jobs 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
In Major Step for Drone Delivery, Amazon Flies Package to Customer in England - The New York Times
On Wednesday, Mr. Bezos announced on Twitter that his company had made its first commercial drone delivery, on Dec. 7, to an Amazon shopper in Cambridgeshire, England, a major step forward in its experiments with automated shipments.
Around-the-web  Matt  drones  Aerospace  aviation  amazon  logistics  supply-chain  innovation  high-tech  tech  technology  retail  e-commmerce 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Envoy Air Inc. Expands Aircraft Maintenance Facility In Little Rock, Arkansas - Area Development
Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, announced today that it will establish a new Aircraft Maintenance facility at the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  little-rock  arkansas  south  Aerospace  aviation  maintenance-facility  airports 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Ask Colorado Whether Infrastructure Spending Works - Bloomberg
Here's something all of divided America should be able to agree on: Smart infrastructure investment works. For evidence, look at Colorado, where elected officials of both parties trace an economic boom to a decision 27 years ago to spend more than $2 billion on a new Denver airport.
this-week-363  Around-the-web  Matt  colorado  mountain-states  denver  intermodal  infrastructure  airports  aviation  economic-development 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Allegiant Chooses Orlando, Florida, For East Coast Training Center - Area Development
Allegiant Airlines started construction on its new East Coast Training Center at the Orlando-Sanford International Airport in Florida. The new 43,000 square foot facility will create 30 new jobs and will invest $24 million in the local community.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  orlando  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace  aviation  jobs 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
HAECO Americas Expands Operations To Lake City, Florida - Area Development
HAECO Americas, a leader in the MRO Industry, will be expanding its operations in Lake City, Florida. This project will bring a $2 million capital investment and create 400 jobs in Columbia County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  MRO  aviation  Aerospace  jobs 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Lockheed Martin Expands Its Spacecraft Manufacturing Center In Titusville, Florida - Area Development
Lockheed Martin selected its Astrotech Space Operations site as its hub to create new capabilities and advance its role in spacecraft manufacturing, at the same time adding up to 300 jobs along the Space Coast in Titusville, Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  lockheed-martin  Aerospace  jobs  aviation 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Kingman Airline Services Hub Planned At Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, International Airport - Area Development
Kingman Airline Services, an Arizona-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) company, plans to establish operations in Horry County, South Carolina. The company will hire approximately 180 employees, and make a capital investment of $2.5 million.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Aerospace  aviation  south-carolina  south-atlantic 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Robots’ debut in aerospace production lines create new human jobs -
It may be the 21st century, but an aircraft final assembly line still has many hallmarks of a cottage industry. Workers use hand-tools to connect assemblies and fit wiring and components in a process that seems to have changed little since the 1940s.
this-week-357  Around-the-web  Matt  robotics  automotive-industry  advanced-manufacturing  manufacturing  Aerospace  aviation  high-tech  tech  technology  workforce 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Pratt & Whitney Plans $65 Million Upgrade At Columbus, Georgia Plant - Area Development
Pratt & Whitney, a world leader in the design, manufacturing and servicing of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units, will invest $65 million to retrofit and equip their Engine Center in Columbus, Georgia. The facility will perform PurePower Geared Turbofan engine maintenance on-site.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  south-atlantic  manufacturing  Aerospace  aviation 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Solar Impulse 2: In the cockpit of a trans-Atlantic flight -
The cross-Atlantic flight is likely to be one of the most grueling legs in the aircraft's ambitious around-the-world journey, devised to raise awareness of the power and potential of clean-energy technologies.
this-week-356  Around-the-web  Matt  Aerospace  aviation  solar  solar-power  renewable-energy  clean-energy  cleantech 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Sunshine Aviation Expands Operations At Grenada, Mississippi, Municipal Airport - Area Development
Sunshine Aviation is investing $50,000 to expand its operations hub and locate a newly designed 9,000 square foot hangar at Grenada Municipal Airport in Grenada, Mississippi.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mississippi  south  aviation  Aerospace 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Insitu Opens New Center of Excellence At MSU In Starkville, Mississippi - Area Development
Insitu, a company that creates and supports unmanned systems and software technology to deliver end-to-end solutions for collecting, processing and delivering superior information, opened its new facility at MSU in Starkville, Mississippi. The partnership between the company and the Federal Aviation Administration’s Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems at MSU will create 25 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  mississippi  south  software  UAV  aviation  Aerospace 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Drone Disruption: The Stakes, The Players, And The Opportunities - Forbes
Even if you have no immediate plans to buy a drone (yet), a lot of people do. In a few years we’ve gone from a hobbyist niche to an estimated one million consumer-class or small-business drones sold last year in the U.S. alone. Such a steep growth curve has all the earmarks of a new product category.
this-week-348  Around-the-web  Matt  drones  uav-aerospace  aviation  advanced-technology  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Flexjet LLC Opens “Private Terminal” At Naples, Florida, Municipal Airport - Area Development
Flexjet LLC, offering travelers access to the world’s most luxurious fleet of private jets, opened of its first Flexjet-exclusive private terminal at Naples Municipal Airport in Naples, Florida.
area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace  aviation  economic-development  site-selection 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
FAA: Drone registration eclipses that of regular planes - USA TODAY
The number of drones potentially flying in U.S. skies has eclipsed the number of piloted aircraft — from Cessnas to Dreamliners, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday
this-week-341  Around-the-web  Matt  drones  Aerospace  aviation  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  manufacturing 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Yulista Aviation, Inc. Reopens Aircraft Hanger In Macon, Georgia - Area Development
Yulista Aviation, Inc., an aviation industry leader in aviation prototyping, engineering, and manufacturing support, repurposed a 21,000 square foot hanger at Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon, Georgia.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Georgia  aviation  Aerospace  south-atlantic  manufacturing  engineering  veterans 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Frontline: Drones Redefine the Use of Commercial Airspace - Area Development
The FAA is in the process of establishing regulations for the commercial use of drones, the use of which is also supposed to be a boon to the telecommunications industry.
area-development-features  Matt  frontline  Aerospace  drones  aviation  advanced-technology  telecommunications 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
SC Aviation Expands Its Janesville, Wisconsin Aircraft Facility - Area Development
SC Aviation plans a 36,000 square foot, $22.5 million expansion of its current 12,000 square foot hangar facility in Janesville, Wisconsin.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  wisconsin  midwest  Aerospace  aviation  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Houston, Texas, Airport System Moves Forward With Spaceport Project With Engineering Facility Purchase - Area Development
The Houston Airport System recently completed an important step in the launch of the Houston Spaceport, near city-owned Ellington Airport in Harris County, Texas.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  houston  texas  southwest  Aerospace  aviation 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
General Atomics Plans Aerial Systems Training Facility In Grand Forks, North Dakota - Area Development
General Atomics, an aviation company, plans to establish an unmanned aerial systems training academy at the Grand Sky UAS business and technology park in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The company plans to begin construction this fall on a 16,000-square-foot hangar on the grounds of the Grand Sky UAS park where the manufacturer of Predator and Reaper UAS will train UAS flight crews.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  north-dakota  plains  Aerospace  aviation  manufacturing 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
1st Choice Aerospace Expands Its Miramar, Florida, Production Hub - Area Development
A company specializes in repairing pneumatics, crew seats, O2, fuel, cargo, and waste systems for commercial, cargo, and military aircrafts, 1st Choice Aerospace’s plans to expand its operations hub in Miramar, Florida. The company will create 40 new jobs in Broward County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace  jobs  aviation  fort-lauderdale 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Blue Origin Selects Brevard County, Florida To Manufacture-Launch Orbital Vehicles - Area Development
Blue Origin, a private company developing vehicles and technologies to enable commercial human space transportation, selected Brevard County as the site for the launch, manufacturing and support facilities for its Orbital Launch Vehicle program. The project will create 330 new jobs and a capital investment of $200 million during the next five years in the Space Coast region of Florida.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Florida  south-atlantic  Aerospace  aviation  jobs  space-coast 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Good-Paying Jobs and Economic Development Focus of New Statewide Push Expanding Aerospace and Aviation Industries -
Ohio's place in aviation and aerospace history is indisputable, from the Wright Brothers to the 25 astronauts who hail from the state.
this-week-279  around-the-web  matt  aerospace  ohio  midwest  economic-development  aviation  jobs 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Flying Tiger Aviation Plans Flight Training Center In Bastrop, Louisiana - Area Development
Flying Tiger Aviation will expand in Northeast Louisiana, creating a contemporary flight training center for aerial applications in agriculture and other industries. As part of an $847,000 capital investment, Flying Tiger Aviation will relocate from Rayville, Louisiana, to the Morehouse Memorial Airport in Bastrop, Louisiana.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  louisiana  south  aerospace  aviation  agriculture  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
august 2014 by areadevelopment
Northeast State, Bell Team up for Aviation Jobs - Kingsport Times-News
Northeast State Community College and Bell Helicopter rolled out an education collaboration Tuesday to help aviation jobs take off in Northeast Tennessee.
this-week-268  around-the-web  matt  aerospace  aviation  tennessee  south  bell-helicopter 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
LAN CARGO Plans $20 Million Maintenance Facility At Miami International Airport - Area Development
LAN CARGO, the cargo affiliate of LATAM Airlines Group, will build a $20 million fleet maintenance facility at Miami, Florida, International Airport. Currently, the Miami International Airport location serves as the company’s cargo world headquarters. The expansion will create 300 jobs.
economic-development  area-development-news  matt  site-selection  florida  south-atlantic  aerospace  aviation  miami  jobs  headquarters  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
The Southland Delivers a Solid Economic Performance - Area Development
The southern states have embraced the transition from traditional to knowledge-based economies and work hard to attract new projects and the high-paying jobs that come with them.
economic-development  south  manufacturing  automotive-industry  aerospace  aviation  ICT  agribusiness  life-sciences  energy  fdi  kentucky  tennessee  alabama  mississippi  georgia  south-carolina  north-carolina  matt  regional-reports  area-development-features 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
Special Investment Report: Ohio - Area Development Online
The Great Seal of the state of Ohio depicts a rising sun over Mount Logan in southern Ohio’s Ross County — a new day. Ohio Secretary of State William Creighton, Jr. first sketched the scene in 1803 as this territory west of the Alleghenies turned into the country's 17th state. The symbolism is as apt today as it was then, as the nation’s eighth-largest economy aligns itself to the demands of the 21st century.
aerospace  manufacturing  economic-development  matt  information-technology  agribusiness  aviation  food-processing  automotive-industry  ohio  u.s.-manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  special-investment-report  site-selection  energy 
september 2013 by areadevelopment

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