- Advocacy & Policy
- Research Center
AIA's Aerospace Research Center (ARC) provides the association with strong and credible research and statistical capabilities to support the advancement of AIA's policy objectives. Through the research and studies conducted by the center, AIA is able to bring better understanding to the issues, problems and policies that affect our industry.
The ARC at AIA is in a unique position to present accurate, complete and comprehensive information about the aerospace and defense industry to key audiences. These competencies help explain how our industry functions and our industry's role in the national economy.
Our series of industry data, including general industry statistics, employment statistics, production statistics, and a look at aerospace foreign trade.
Our quarterly analysis of key economic indicators affecting the aerospace industry. Includes analysis of sales, profits, orders, exports, and employment.
Aerospace Industry Report
Since 1945, AIA’s Research Center has published Aerospace Facts & Figures, a statistical handbook recognized worldwide as the authoritative compendium of U.S. aerospace industry data. In 2011, Facts & Figures will undergo the most sweeping transformation of its history when AIA partners with Embry-Riddle University to publish a new aerospace industry handbook.
AIA's Year-End Review and Forecast
Take a look at our annual statistical review of the state of the aerospace industry.
Graphs that illustrate the latest statistics in the aerospace industry in easily viewable formats, as well as explanations of the information presented.
A compilation of other resources (market forecasts, expert presentations, statistical data books, space reports, federal budgets, contract awards, and government industrial statistics) useful to aerospace researchers.