Video: In honor of Embraer's 10-year anniversary of listing in the New York Stock Exchange, President and Chief Executive Officer Frederico Curado rings the closing bell.
AIA's new report, Civil Aviation Growth in the 21st Century: Meeting Capacity and Environmental Challenges, identifies safely expanding the capacity of our national airspace system and addressing growing environmental and energy concerns as the two most significant challenges facing civil aviation today and in the foreseeable future.
An Improving Climate By Marion C. Blakey - The song lyric goes, “You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometime, you might find, you get what you need.” I think that fairly sums up what many of us felt after the 37th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization reached agreement on how best to limit the civil aviation industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.»Read more
President Obama visits the winning Team America Rocketry Challenge team during a science exhibition at the White House. Read more.
AIA Opposes Compensation Reporting Rules
AIA has filed comments objecting to proposed rules promulgated in response to requirements of the 2006 Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act as unnecessary and unduly burdensome on prime contractors. »Read More
AIA Chairman Donnelly Keynotes European Aerospace Convention
AIA Chairman of the Board of Governors Scott Donnelly delivered a keynote address at the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe convention in Montreux, Switzerland, Oct. 7-8. Donnelly, who is also Chairman and CEO of Textron, Inc., spoke on trans-Atlantic challenges and opportunities facing the industry. »Read more
International Defense Sales: A Boost for the Industrial Base
The U.S. government announced it is seeking congressional approval for a $60 billion, 20-year arms sale package to Saudi Arabia. While the government said its intent was to build stability in the Middle East, the sale also brings some stability to our aerospace and defense industrial base. »Read more
AIA to Establish a Chief Financial Officers Council
Economic concerns over the last two years have prompted Congressional attempts to impose financial regulations that affect AIA member companies. Several additional ongoing efforts have kept the chief financial officers of our member companies heavily engaged. In response to these developments, AIA is seeking Board of Governors approval to establish a Chief Financial Officers Council to unify industry efforts to address these issues. »Read more
Science and Engineering Festival Rocks The Mall
Adorned in temporary tattoos and a freshly colored aviator’s cap, newly-minted pilot Captain Tori Ward and thousands of her classmates received their coveted AIA captain’s wings at the first-ever USA Science and Engineering Festival Oct. 23-24. »Read more
AIA Ramps Up Commercial Space Committee
NASA is increasingly looking at commercial flight for reaching the International Space Station, and the recent National Space Policy also makes a number of references to commercial space options. In response, the AIA Space Council has elected to ramp up its Commercial Space Committee to address increased interest in commercial space endeavors. »Read more
SMC Takes Texas
In October, AIA’s Supplier Management Council steered its latest conference to Ft. Worth, Tx. »Read more