A commercial solution for speeding up aircraft development

Author: Marion C. Blakey

We hear it often: It takes entirely too long to develop new military aircraft and other defense systems. We wistfully long for the bygone era when legendary outfits like Kelly Johnson’s Lockheed Skunk Works team actually went from proposal to production of a new aircraft concept, the XP-80 jet, in only 143 days.

2013 Executive Report Fourth Quarter

Feb. 3, 2014

AIA Announces Board Appointments for 2014

Arlington, Va. – The Aerospace Industries Association has appointed Michael T. Strianese, Chairman, President and CEO of L-3 Communications as Chairman of AIA’s Board of Governors for 2014.  David L. Joyce, President and CEO of GE Aviation will serve as Vice Chairman for 2014.  Marion C. Blakey has been reappointed as President and CEO and Ginette C. Colot has been reappointed as Secretary Treasurer.

AIA Supports Omnibus and Encourages Passage

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey commending the omnibus appropriations agreement reached by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee.

AIA Supports New Aircraft Repair Security Regulations

Statement by Aerospace Industries Association President and CEO Marion C. Blakey supporting new aircraft repair station security rule published by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA).