Fred Downey, House Armed Services Committee Panel on Business Challenges within the Defense Industry

Testimony to the House Armed Services Committee
Panel on Business Challenges Within the Defense Industry
By
Frederick M. Downey
Vice President National Security, Aerospace Industries Association
Monday, October 24, 2011

Student Rocketeers Wanted for World’s Largest Rocket Contest

Oct. 13, 2011

Registration for the world’s largest student rocket competition is open now through November 30. The Team America Rocketry Challenge will accept up to 1,000 student teams in grades 7-12 from any U.S. school, home school or non-profit youth organization.

Sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association, this year’s rocket contest challenges teams of three to 10 students to design and build a rocket that will climb to 800 feet with a payload of two raw eggs and stay aloft for 43 to 47 seconds. The eggs must then return to earth unbroken. The 2012 contest…

Jim Albaugh President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes “Aerospace Leadership in the 21st Century

Jim Albaugh, Chairman, Aerospace Industries Association
President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Keynote address to AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe
Istanbul, Turkey
Friday, October 7, 2011

A bumpy ride in store for defense industry

Sep. 29, 2011