Thursday, November 13, 2014

FAL powerhouse now online

MOBILE, Ala. – Work on the powerhouse for the Airbus A320 final assembly line was completed this week, officials said Wednesday. The powerhouse will provide utility services for the plant under construction at the Mobile Aeroplex. Designed and built by Honeywell, it will require five full-time technicians to oversee the facility when it reaches full operation. Honeywell will also manage and maintenance the facility under a 10-year service agreement with Airbus. The $600 million plant will open next year and produce its first plane, an A321, in 2016. (Source:, Honeywell via PRNewswire, 11/12/14)