Industry Issues Archive

Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information

Oct. 15, 2014

Cybersecurity attacks continue to increase in frequency and sophistication for the aerospace and defense industries. A new requirement of contracting with the Department includes a new information security clause:

DFARS…

Two places where Congress could encourage long-term economic growth — but has yet to do so

Author: Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO, AIA

The 113th Congress will soon be in the history books, with a record for advancing long-term economic growth that's spotty at best. Indeed, there are a couple of significant actions legislators could take that would tangibly benefited jobs creation and business performance.

Aerospace and the Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

Governor Jay Inslee's Aerospace Summit

EXCERPT FROM PREPARED REMARKS:
Timothy Keating, Senior Vice President, Government Operations, The Boeing Company
September 30, 2014

Joint Government and Industry Executive Forum for Lead (Pb)-free Electronics

Oct. 01, 2014

Transitioning to lead-free electronics in the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry demands careful analysis and research into the performance, costs and availability of these materials. The Aerospace…

AIA Congratulates Bob Hoover on Wright Brothers Trophy Award

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association congratulates Robert L. “Bob” Hoover on his selection as the recipient of the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy.  The Wright Trophy is annually awarded to a living American for “…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States.”

FAA’s Motion Picture UAS Decision a Good First Step

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey on FAA’s decision to permit limited use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to produce motion pictures

2014: Second Quarter

Sep. 26, 2014

2014: First Quarter

Sep. 26, 2014

2013: Fourth Quarter

Sep. 26, 2014

2013: Third Quarter

Sep. 26, 2014