Aviation in Alabama

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Aviation in Alabama
Aviation in the United States
Alabama
Alabama State Flag
Airports
Commercial Service - Primary Airports 5
Commercial Service - Non-Primary Airports 1
General Aviation Airports 65
Other Public-Use Airports 24
Military Airports-Other 9
First Flight
10 March 1910

Alabama's first aeronautical event was on 10 March 1910 with the flight of a Wright biplane flown by Orville Wright in Montgomery, Alabama.[1]

Events[edit]

Aircraft Manufacturers[edit]

Aerospace[edit]

73,000 jobs are based in Alabama in support of aerospace.[3]

Airports[edit]

Commercial Service[edit]

Organizations[edit]

Government and Military[edit]

Overhead view of Maxwell Field in 1937

Museums[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "encyclopedia of Alabama". Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Don Dodd, Amy Bartlett-Dodd. Deep South Aviation. 
  3. ^ "Aerospace". Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Alabama State Troopers Aviation Unit". Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Police Helicopter Unit". Retrieved 14 October 2011.