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