Entries by Kimberly Ballard

Going Hypersonic in the Back Rooms of SMD Symposium

They may not be a lead topic on the 21st Annual Space & Missile Defense Symposium agenda this week, but out in the hallways of the Von Braun Center, among exhibitors on the show floor, and over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before every meal, people will be talking about current hypersonic missile threats from Hypersonic […]

Huntsville International, Frontier Airlines woo leisure travelers with low-cost fares, non-stop flights

Huntsville International Airport announced a new carrier to serve the area. Frontier Airlines will begin service in October and, in making the announcement, Rick Tucker, executive director of the Airport Authority, revealed introductory $39 air fares; non-stop flights from Huntsville to Denver International Airport; and the only non-stop service to Orlando International Airport. In front […]

Planes, drones, special missions aircraft on display at Sierra Nevada Industry Day

MERIDIANVILLE — A cost-effective solution for retrofitting old Black Hawk helicopters with the most technologically advanced electronics and equipment was unveiled recently by Sierra Nevada. The event was held during Sierra Nevada’s Industry Day at the company’s facility at the Huntsville Executive Airport. SNC acquired the older model Air Force UH-60L Black Hawk through Huntsville’s […]