Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO David F. Melcher on Congress allowing the authorization of the Export-Import Bank to lapse.
As the June 30 deadline for reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank approaches, AIA placed an OpEd “Re-authorize Ex-Im Bank to keep a level playing field,” co-authored by Mike Petters, president and CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries and AIA president and CEO Dave Melcher in The Hill newspaper.
Seven students from the Russellville City Schools of Russellville, Ala., won first place in the International Rocketry Challenge at the 2015 Paris Air Show on June 19. The U.S. team, sponsored by Raytheon, beat teams from the United Kingdom, who came in second place, and France, who took home third.
AIA’s President and CEO Dave Melcher and COO Bob Durbin have been having an active week here in Paris, advocating for the products and services only the U.S. aerospace and defense industry can provide. Keep up with us on AIA's AeroBlog!