World’s largest rocket contest launches next generation of aerospace leaders

Arlington, Va. – More than 700 student teams representing 48 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing for the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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).

AIA Elects Officers for 2014

The Aerospace Industries Association Board of Governors has elected Michael T. Strianese, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of L-3 Communications, as its Chairman for 2014.  Strianese will begin his term Jan. 1, succeeding Wes Bush, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Northrop Grumman Corporation.  David L. Joyce, President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Aviation, was elected AIA’s Vice Chairman.