Industry Issues Archive

The 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge

The Team America Rocketry Challenge is hosted anually by AIA and poses a different challenge every year. In 2014 the scoring criteria make this contest the most difficult one of the competition’s 12-year history. Check out the infographic that explains this year’s competition and flight of the rocket!

U.S. Competitiveness Hearing

U.S. Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee, Aviation Subcommittee Hearing

WRITTEN REMARKS BY:
Dennis Muilenburg, Vice Chairman, President and COO, The Boeing Company
March 13, 2014

The U.S. Aviation Industry And Jobs: Keeping American Manufacturing Competitive

U.S. Senate Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee, Aviation Subcommittee Hearing

WRITTEN REMARKS BY:
Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO
March 13, 2014

Restoring Balance in the Defense Acquisition System

Mar. 11, 2014

Over the past quarter century, more than 300 commissions and studies have produced a variety of recommendations – some of which have become law – to change…

AIA: NextGen Program to Face Challenges Under President’s FY15 Budget

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the release of the President’s fiscal year 2015 Budget Request for the Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration.

AIA Pleased with Stable and Steady Investment in Space

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the release of the President’s fiscal year 2015 Budget Request for NASA.

For FY15 Budget AIA Urges Congress to Consider Security Threats

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the release of the President’s Budget Request for the Department of Defense.

AIA Mourns Dr. Assad Kotaite

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on the passing of Dr. Assad Kotaite

Easing the Burden: Reducing the cost of national security space capabilities

Feb. 27, 2014

For more than five decades, our national security space assets have grown tremendously more capable and essential to our nation’s armed forces and national security decision makers. They are…

AIA Recommends Defense Industrial Base Strategy

Excerpt from Testimony provided today by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces on the state of the defense industrial base and challenges it faces.