AIA Blog Post Archive

Heritage Month Spotlight: Tina Hart, Sierra Nevada Corporation

Tina Hart Logistical Operations Warehouse Manager Sierra Nevada Corporation There is no “I” in Team Meet Tina Hart. Formerly an 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper, Tina joined Sierra Nevada Corporation in 2013 as a material production coordinator specialist. Today, she is a manager in Sierra Nevada Corporation’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) business area (BA). We […]

Heritage Month Spotlight: Marcia Anglin-Livingstone

Marcia Anglin-Livingstone Manufacturing Manager Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Many differences, one goal “Here’s a life lesson: be respectful of differences and different views in life. If you have a common goal you can work together successfully.” That’s a lesson Marcia Anglin-Livingstone lives by. Livingstone, a manufacturing manager at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, came […]

6 Steps Towards the Future of Urban Air Mobility

Last week, we shared a glimpse into the future of Urban Air Mobility and the potential solutions it provides for our country’s outdated and crumbling infrastructure, increasingly long morning commutes, and transportation challenges faced by those who are elderly or disabled. Full integration of UAM is not an “if,” but a “when.” To get to […]

Commute in the Skies? The Future of Urban Air Mobility

America’s infrastructure is seriously outdated, contributing to record congestion, growing environmental concerns, and people spending more time in their vehicles than ever before. But what if a considerable amount of traffic was lifted up into the sky? That’s the potential relief Urban Air Mobility, or UAM, can provide to the country’s infrastructure and the taxpayer […]

What’s Next for AIA

This year, AIA marks a century of representing the industry that has shaped modern life from the moment we first touched the skies.

Heritage Month Spotlight: Al Williams, Harris Corp.

To highlight the talented and diverse workforce in aerospace & defense, we’re telling the stories of individuals within our member companies throughout 2019’s heritage months. A&D features some of the best talent across the country, and remains an industry focused on becoming more inclusive and more innovative. Follow along to learn the stories of some […]

Shutdown Series: Impact on American Aerospace & Defense #3

On January 25, Congress passed a temporary funding bill through February 15 that President Trump signed into law. The end of the shutdown provides some relief to more than 800,000 federal employees who went unpaid for 35 days. Though a temporary solution is now in place, we will continue to highlight the shutdown’s impacts on A&D until a long-term deal is reached.

Aerospace and Defense in India: An Important Security Partner and Expanding Commercial Market

Recently, our own Kelvin Stroud had the opportunity to travel to India and visit with government, industry and nonprofit leaders as part of a seven-person bipartisan American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) delegation. The ACYPL has coordinated leadership exchanges between the U.S. and India since 1979 and were responsible for now Prime Minister Modi’s first and only visit to the U.S. before becoming Prime Minister.